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In Search of an Honest Atheist

By Sam Storms

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  • Grief and God’s Good Timing
  • In Search of an Honest Atheist
  • 9 Things You Should Know About Mental Health

Grief and God’s Good Timing

Editor’s note: The following is an excerpt from Grief Undone, written by Elizabeth W. D. Groves, an instructor in Hebrew at Westminster Theological Seminary, about her family’s experience with her husband, Al’s, terminal cancer. Al Groves was a longtime professor at Westminster. The day Al died, laboring to breathe hour after hour, we wondered why the Lord waited so long to take him after his battle with cancer. I don’t mean that we railed against his judgment or questioned his wisdom; I think the Lord granted us all peace to trust...

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In Search of an Honest Atheist

In the Barna Group’s 2015 study on the state of atheism in America, one in four unchurched adults in the country now identifies as atheist or agnostic. But do honest atheists actually exist? There are, undoubtedly, many who claim to be atheists. They insist, often loudly and angrily, that there is no God and that religion is the cause of virtually all human pain and suffering. The only ultimate reality, so they say, is matter. Physical substance, whether helium or hormones, whether water or fire, is all there is. Everything can be explained or accounted for in...

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9 Things You Should Know About Mental Health

In 2013, President Obama proclaimed May as National Mental Health Awareness Month, a time set aside to bring the issue of mental health to the attention of the American public. Here are nine things you should know about issues related to mental health: 1.  Nearly 1-in-5 Americans over age 18 will experience a diagnosable mental health disorder in a given year, and nearly half (46.4 percent) will experience a mental health disorder in their lifetime, 2.  Approximately 70 percent of Americans experience physical and non-physical symptoms of stress, but only 37 percent think they are doing very well at managing stress 3. There are a...

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