Finding God in the Waves: How I Lost My Faith and Found It Again Through Science on Apple BooksCancel anytime. Doubt-filled spiritual leader and reluctant Grammy-nominated Christian musician Michael Gungor finally let go of his belief in God as he tried to whittle together a god that he could love. Letting go of the stories that defined his identity and value in the world led Gungor and his family on a wild and painful journey through atheism, mysticism, betrayal, loss, medical issues, moving trucks, and thousands of online trolls. I thank God for anybody anywhere who is pointing people to the mysteries of God. But those people would all tell you to think long and hard about what they are saying and doing and creating. Test it. Probe it.
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Saltiel What's appealing about this book is how Mike known through his podcasts as "Science Mike" thinks critically about issues and provides explanations of wavee theories that may be understood by the average individual. Thanks again. He also has an applied aspect to his book wxves podcasts where he includes an explanation of what science means in our daily lives such as how the words you use can trigger a response in a listener's amygdala, making the individual defensive?Overview A story about having faith, l. About The Book. Summary What do you do when God dies.
Put simply, after two years as an ardent atheist secular humanist, he employs this gift on a whole new scale by explaining the science of how to walk with God-especially for those who doubt God is real gd all. In Finding God in the Waves ! Write a customer review. Available from these booksellers:.
Filter by:. Book Tour. Do that to this book. But the book takes all of the little nuggets that I've heard over the course of countless hours and compiles it into one place and expands on all of it.
Publisher's Summary What do you do when God dies. Will there be further 'evolution' in future writings. Pastor and New York Times best-selling author Rob Bell shows how traditional ideas have grown stale and dysfunctional and reveals a new path for how to return vitality and vibrancy to how we understand God. I love Mike's humble tone and genuine search for truth and beauty.
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Somehow, despite expecting that I was keeping current with the zeitgeist at the confluence of belief and skepticism, it turns out that I was oblivious to a relatively prominent movement in progressive Christianity over the last few years in America. The Liturgists podcast , which started in July , currently reports over a quarter million subscribers. The podcast was birthed out of the faith crises of Mike McHargue and Michael Gungor who I recall seeing open for David Crowder about 10 years ago — when we were both unquestioningly abiding in the evangelical world of our youth. It deals openly and honestly with doubt as a central component of a healthy Christian faith and tests the limits of orthodoxy while embracing controversial figures like Rob Bell , Rachel Held Evans and Pete Enns. Participants in this community call themselves ex vangelicals and talk about going through an ongoing process of deconstruction. The Ask Science Mike podcast has been a regular member of my podcast rotation for several months now. Labels aside, I have come to respect Science Mike as I have listened to him discuss his journey, his regard for a scientific epistemology and his concern with much of what we find in evangelicalism.
It turns out Mike has no interest in converting me or anyone like me back to his faith. This is a book for those who are looking for confirmation of what SM terms 'progressive Christianity'. But this time, it wasn't theology or scripture that led him back to God-it was science. Science Mike explains tge things and makes science more accessible for his listeners.
Get to Know Us. Probe it? Mike entered willingly into that fray, confident that his newfound perspective could hold up to scrutiny. Critic Reviews "[ Finding God in the Waves ] may offer much-needed hope that Christianity and science can coexist.