Alex McFarland has spent the past 25 years sitting down with people who don’t believe in God and asking them, “Why?”
“Some are unchurched. Others are de-churched — they have grown up in church and have an evangelical background but have intellectual barriers to knowing Jesus,” he said.
But McFarland, director of the Center for Christian Worldview and Apologetics at North Greenville University in Tigerville, South Carolina, said there’s often a common thread.
“Emotional pain is usually the catalyst for intellectual doubt,” he said. (continued…)
Read the full story in The Alabama Baptist Newspaper – http://www.thealabamabaptist.org/we-need-to-help-world-get-ready-to-meet-jesus-overcome-intellectual-barriers/