It's the lie of evolution that all man are just evolved and that they're all equal, and that all creatures are equal." Tim LaHaye (famous Christian fiction author, Left-Behind Series)
Last month some atheists were invited to church to discuss their different opinions on the questions "Is there evidence for the existence of God" and "Is evolution a pseudoscience." The video is now online for free viewing at this YouTube channel: http://tinyurl.com/nkm4no4 .
The two atheists were Truman Ardent Smith (the pen name of the author of the booklet "Modern Science and Philosophy Destroy Christian Theology") and Chris Heiler, a local business owner. The two Christians were Bart Rask (author of "Evolution By Affirming the Consequent: Scientific Challenges to Darwin's Theory of Evolution") and Pastor Ron Kincaid.
When asked why Pastor Ron Kincaid felt the need for such an event, he mentioned that he read the book that was written by atheist Hemant Mehta called "I Sold My Soul on eBay: Viewing Faith through an Atheist's Eyes." In the book Hemant mentions the need for dialogue between the two communities, and offered suggestions on how to reach out...............
-- Local Christian/athesit debate/discussion videos for free viewing can be found here: http://www.youtube.com/user/SecHummer .
-- Truman Smith's booklet "Modern Science and Philosophy Destroy Christian Theology" can be found here:
-- The website for Portland Community Church can be found here: http://www.portlandcommunitychurch.org/ .
-- Local Portland-area events for atheists and agnostics can be found at the meetup website for "The Center for Philosophical Naturalism," found here: http://www.PhilosophicalNaturalism.com/ .