Why I Never Had a Faith Crisis Over Science

Science is a growing factor in people leaving church, doubting God, and dropping away from their faith altogether. But it doesn’t have to be this way!

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Must we choose between faith and science?

Recently a line has been drawn between faith and science. But must we choose either one or the other in order to find answers to our deeply held questions? Together, faith and science can paint a more complete picture of all that God has made. Explore more Insights

 

Must we choose between faith and science?

Recently a line has been drawn between faith and science. But must we choose either one or the other in order to find answers to our deeply held questions? Together, faith and science can paint a more complete picture of all that God has made. Explore more Insights

What do you say to someone who has suffered so much and has good reasons to leave the faith? Is this really the time to use apologetics? Or is there a better approach?
The still frame images from the Webb Telescope give the impression that the universe is a static, calm place. But nothing could be further from the truth.
Jim Stump 
Simon Conway Morris talks about six myths of evolution.
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Science is a growing factor in people leaving church, doubting God, and dropping away from their faith altogether. But it doesn’t have to be this way!
Watch Deb Haarsma's full talk "Faith and Science in Polarized Times," from the BioLogos Faith & Science 2022 conference. She offers advice on navigating difficult conversations, drawing on her own personal story.
Jim Stump 
Todd Billings shares his depth of thought on healing, medicine and chronic disease, which is informed by his own experiences with cancer.
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Tiktaalik is a transition fossil that bridges the gap between water and land in our evolutionary history. Its discovery sparked both excitement and controversy.
In this episode we explore what exactly hope is, how it relates to optimism, and how, when we find hope, we might also find repentance, forgiveness, joy, and love.
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A Faith & Science Curriculum

Introducing BioLogos Integrate

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Bring Christ-centered faith, rigorous science, and gracious dialogue to your students with Integrate. Explore theological and ethical questions raised by modern science, while cultivating virtues such as humility, wisdom, and wonder.

Designed for classroom teachers and home educators, Integrate unit studies can be used alongside any science curriculum or on their own.

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Tim Keller

Many people today, both secular and Christian, want us to believe that science and religion cannot live together. Not only is this untrue, but we believe that a thoughtful dialogue between science and faith is essential for engaging the hearts and minds of individuals today. BioLogos provides an important first step towards that end.

Tim Keller, Pastor & Author

Because of our faith in Jesus Christ, let us love our neighbors by getting the shot and wearing masks in public places, and encouraging others to do the same. Let us follow Christ by speaking the truth and countering misinformation.
Deb highlights why Christians should feel confident receiving a COVID vaccine on behalf of themselves and the rest of their community.
We seek to help Christians make wise decisions that are both true to our faith and based on accurate science. As you seek to learn more and make an informed decision, here’s why we think vaccination is a safe, ethical, and wise choice.
Jim Stump 
Is the COVID-19 vaccine a rare or extraordinary event that points to the reality of the Kingdom of God?
It is important to think about the vaccine from a Christian perspective because a sizable number of believers have indicated they are suspicious of it.
Jim Stump 
Curtis Chang and David French talk about the rise of vaccine refusal, the spiritual problem which causes it, and how to broach these tricky territories with friends and family.
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If you are not familiar with all the different strands of Christianity, this may seem like a strange question to you.
Tim Keller joins Francis Collins in a conversation that includes updates on the latest COVID-19 research and much more.
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The vaccine is the key to our global recovery from the pandemic. But currently there exists a sizable number of Christians who have indicated they are suspicious of the vaccine.
Kendra looks back on the past year and the conversations she's been having and appreciating in helping to end the pandemic.
Curtis Chang gets the chance to ask NIH Director Francis Collins some questions in a "rapid-fire" type format.

The mission of BioLogos

Are science and religion at war? Many people today believe they are in conflict. BioLogos exists to show that you don’t have to choose between modern science and biblical faith. Watch the video to learn more …

 

The mission of BioLogos

Are science and religion at war? Many people today believe they are in conflict. BioLogos exists to show that you don’t have to choose between modern science and biblical faith. Watch the video to learn more …

Jim Stump 
Simon Conway Morris talks about six myths of evolution.
Listen now
Jim Stump 
Todd Billings shares his depth of thought on healing, medicine and chronic disease, which is informed by his own experiences with cancer.
Listen now
In this episode we explore what exactly hope is, how it relates to optimism, and how, when we find hope, we might also find repentance, forgiveness, joy, and love.
Listen now
We allow ourselves to fully contemplate the woundedness of the planet and we reach into the Christian practice of lament as a way to find hope in the midst of the suffering we see around us.
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We explore some of the wounds to the planet that often go unseen and we realize that the path to hope begins with the acknowledgement that the wounds are deep and troubling. 
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Jim Stump 
Jeff Hardin's work as a scientist, exploring the intricate details of life’s origin, has only enriched his wonder toward the God who created it all, an awe which feeds back into his teaching and research.
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Historian and educator Susan Wise Bauer talks about the state of alternative education today and reflects on the reciprocal relationship between devout theistic faith and careful science.
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Jennings helps us to look back into history at a time when colonialist settlers came into contact with new land and new people and found in their theology a justification to bring order to the world they found.
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Evolutionary creationists believe that God created humans in his image using the process of evolution. How can these beliefs work together?
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The Bible was written to speak to us in our modern context, but who was the original audience and what does it mean for us today?
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If God created the world, what created God? Don’t we need an explanation for his origin as well?
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Could intelligent life be living on other planets? Deb shares that there are multiple faithful options which take scripture, theology, and science seriously.
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This article summarizes multiple independent lines of evidence that evolution is the best scientific description of the process by which life has diversified.
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To insist that the description of the sky in Genesis 1 must conform to contemporary science is a theological problem. It is important to remember that God speaks in ways that people can understand.
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We seek to help Christians make wise decisions that are both true to our faith and based on accurate science. As you seek to learn more and make an informed decision, here’s why we think vaccination is a safe, ethical, and wise choice.
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Many people today have great difficulty understanding how the Bible could be God's Word. Here's how to respond to some of the most common objections.
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If you are not familiar with all the different strands of Christianity, this may seem like a strange question to you.

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Many secular and evangelical voices think if you're an orthodox Christian, you cannot believe in evolution. Is this true? Depends what you mean by "evolution."
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A clip from N.T. Wright’s talk, "Christ and Creation: Exploring the Paradox," which opened the 2017 BioLogos conference.
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Christians who embrace a biblical understanding of creation may see the hand of God in the deep time of the cosmos and the complex processes of biological evolution.
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Collins sat down with us at his home to talk about his own journey in finding a harmony between faith and science and he shares stories of some of the people in his life who were influential in his conversion from atheism to Christianity.
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A closer look at the different uses of numbers in ancient Near Eastern literature can shed light on our understanding of the life spans of the Hebrew patriarchs.
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Modern theologians who have denied the Resurrection have often done so because of a post-Enlightenment bias against the possibility of miracles.
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If, as Jesus claims, the goal of our existence is relationship with him, finding him in our suffering is the point.
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The divergences between the creation accounts in Genesis 1 and 2 suggest that these texts are not teaching science; for then we would need to ask which account is scientifically true.

Insights on Faith & Science

At some point, many people started believing that the Bible and science are in conflict, that believing in one meant that you couldn’t accept the other. We think there’s a better way. A way where science and Christian faith can work together, hand in hand.

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  • God's Word, God's World

    Recently a line has been drawn between faith and science. But must we choose either one or the other?

  • Evolution & God

    There is an abundant variety of life on earth, but how did it come about? Some say it is evolution and others say that is was by divine decree. What if both are true?

  • For Us, Not To Us

    The Bible was written to speak to us in our modern context, but who was the original audience and what does it mean for us today?

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