Conversations from Campus: Jeremy with a Secret

Rick Mattson Devotion Leave a Comment

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 local church. “Jesus …

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 …