Conversations from Campus: Jeremy with a Secret

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The prayer team asked if there might be a student named Jeremy in the crowd of 35.¬† “Here,” he said, standing up. “In our prayers an hour ago we thought we heard things from God that might help you.” Jeremy was the fourth student to receive words of¬†special knowledge from the prayer team — a humble, soft-spoken trio from a …

Conversations from Campus: Emily sunshine

Rick Mattson Apologetics, Atheism Leave a Comment

I call her Emily sunshine. She sat down at my table in the Student Union and reported she was experiencing serious doubts about her faith, due to a philosophy class and an influential atheist friend. In class, the philosophy professor insisted on exposing students to outspoken skeptic Sam Harris on a regular basis, wearing Emily down. The atheist friend wasn’t …