Author: Timothy Fox

The Failures of Naturalism

CosmosWelcome to the latest installment of Weighing Worldviews! Last time we looked at how naturalism answers our key worldview questions and revealed a few underlying problems with it. This article will show how naturalism is ultimately a bankrupt system by examining three critical topics: morality, meaning, and rationality. (more…)

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Star Wars: The Force Awakens – Family, Redemption, and a Galaxy Far, Far Away

Star Wars: The Force Awakens posterMandatory warning: This post contains spoilers from Star Wars: The Force Awakens (and the rest of the saga too).

When it comes to Christians and culture, it’s really easy to generalize, to place things into buckets of “good” and “eeeeeeeviiiiiiiiiil”. But this kind of thinking is just plain lazy. We’re living in God’s world and so there will be some good in most everything (and everyone); but since we also live in a fallen world, the opposite is also true. The role of a thoughtful Christian is to see things for what they are, to “rightly divide” the good from the bad. The redeemable from irredeemable. (more…)

Weighing Worldviews: Naturalism

Welcome to the fourth article in my series about weighing worldviews. In part 1 we discussed what a worldview is and in part 2 we answered the key questions that help you identify your worldview. In part 3 we examined the Christian worldview and I explained how I think that is the true worldview that matches reality. In this article we will look at another worldview that is competing for dominance in the West: naturalism. (more…)

Weighing Worldviews: Christianity

EarthWe’ve learned what a worldview is and the key questions that determine your worldview. Now we’re going to examine some worldviews, beginning with Christianity. We tend to think of Christianity as just a religion, limiting it to Sunday mornings and cheesy bumper stickers. But it is an all-encompassing view of all of reality. To understand it, let’s look at the whole Christian story. (more…)