Love Your Atheist Neighbor Part 2: Don’t Strike Back

Rick Mattson Apologetics, Atheism 3 Comments

One of the currents winding its way through the church these days is that atheists don’t deserve our love and that we should treat them in the same manner they treat us, whether good or bad. Thus, we allow them to determine our behavior. If atheists are respectful and kind, so are we. If not, we’re not. But a different current winds its way through the New …

Love Your Atheist Neighbor Part 1: But How?

Rick Mattson Apologetics, Atheism 0 Comments

Over the past year I’ve been engaged in intense conversation with two atheists who are friends with each other. One is a professor at a private college. The other is a former pastor who discarded his unsupported faith for the evidence-based naturalism* he currently embraces. This trialogue comes at a strategic time for me. At the coming Urbana 15 Convention, I’m slated to lead …