Prayer for the Unbelieving

A few weeks ago, journalist, cultural commentator, and atheist provocateur Christopher Hitchens issued a statement announcing the personally devastating news that he has esophageal cancer. If all you know about Christopher Hitchens is the title of his bestselling book, God is Not Great: How Religion Poisons Everything, then you already have a considerable glimpse into his views on … Read more

Hitchens’ Cancer: Evaluating the Responses

Atheist, journalist, and bestselling author Christopher Hitchens announced last week that he has been diagnosed with esophageal cancer. This video serves as a follow-up to last week’s video on the same subject.

To the Christian viewers of this I ask a favor of you. Pray for Christopher Hitchens. Now. Specifically, pray that God will soften his heart to the Gospel. To face one’s mortality is a fearful thing for anyone, but to do so without the authentic hope of Jesus Christ is too much to contemplate. God is real. And we all must face Him, whether it is in this life or the next.

Christopher Hitchens Faces Cancer

Atheist, journalist, and bestselling author Christopher Hitchens announced yesterday that he has been diagnosed with esophageal cancer.

Over the last few years I have come to regard Christopher as something of an honorable opponent. We have sponsored three debates with him on two continents. On each occasion, I have argued the Christian position with him and, to be honest, I have enjoyed it. Christopher is articulate, formidable, and—in my experience—honest. A rare combination.

At Fixed Point Foundation we have no small measure of affection for Christopher Hitchens, in spite of his atheistic rants.

To the Christian viewers of this I ask a favor of you. Pray for Christopher Hitchens. Now. Specifically, pray that God will soften his heart to the Gospel. To face one’s mortality is a fearful thing for anyone, but to do so without the authentic hope of Jesus Christ is too much to contemplate. God is real. And we all must face Him, whether it is in this life or the next.

The Hypocrisy of an Atheist’s Morality

This article was originally published in The Birmingham News – click here to read it at al.com. Richard Dawkins, the world’s most infamous atheist, is once again making headlines.   The author of “The God Delusion,” Dawkins has earned an international reputation as a polemicist, the religious receiving the brunt of his attacks. Now Dawkins has set … Read more