Communication Strategies

Each month we will release a new communication strategy to help with big conversations around life and God.

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  • Strategy: “Why do you believe that?”
    At Search relationships are at the core of what we do and believe. We have seen time and again that connecting in local communities and creating safe places for big conversations is vital for spiritual development… But it’s not always easy to earn the trust that it takes to get there! Many people pass in and out of our lives without much opportunity for a deep relationship to take root. But that does not mean that we don’t have opportunities to help those individuals take their next step towards God. So let’s talk about making the most of those conversations […]
  • Good Without God? Why Evolution is a Problem for Humanism
    What follows is a final exerpt from my response paper to Good Without God by Greg Epstein. Here I examine the argument put forth by Epstein, and many others, that belief in God can be dismissed as a bi-product of evolution. Why evolution is a problem for Humanism: Does evolution show that belief in God is a mere biological adaptation?  According to Epstein and many other prominent atheists, yes. In a clearly affectionate tone, Epstein recounts what he says is the story of evolution: “From the first multicellular animals, to mammals who could sense their environment and feel emotion, to […]

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