One of the reasons young people are checking out of institutionalized forms of Christianity is the perception that faith and science are in conflict. Some in the Christian community wonder if a person can hold to the theory of evolution and still be a bible believing Christian. To get at this issue, Jason Lief and Sara Tolsma have written a book that comes out in May: Jesus Loves you and Evolution is True: Why Youth Ministry Needs Science. The purpose of this book is not to say we all need to believe the same thing when it comes to science and faith; the purpose of this book is show how those who hold to evolutionary theory are brothers and sisters in Jesus Christ. Faith and science are not in conflict!
This episode of Lumberjack Theology is a recording of a live conversation held at the Townsquare Cafe in Orange City, Iowa. Enjoy!