A recent Christian/atheist debate in Beaverton will now be shown on cable TV in Portland’s Washington County area. The debate was “Is there evidence for the existence of God?” with Christian Dennis Marcellino and atheist Bernie Dehler. Here are the show times:
Part 1, on Comcast Ch. 21:
+ Mon 11/17/2014 3:00:00 pm
+ Mon 11/17/2014 2:30:00 am
+ Thu 11/13/2014 6:30:00 pm
+ Wed 11/12/2014 7:30:00 pm
+ Tue 11/11/2014 3:00:00 pm
+ Tue 11/11/2014 2:30:00 am
+ Mon 11/10/2014 3:00:00 pm
+ Mon 11/10/2014 2:30:00 am
+ Thu 11/6/2014 6:30:00 pm
+ Wed 11/5/2014 7:30:00 pm
+ Tue 11/4/2014 3:00:00 pm
+ Tue 11/4/2014 2:30:00 am
+ Mon 11/3/2014 3:00:00 pm
+ Mon 11/3/2014 2:30:00 am
Part 2, on Comcast Ch. 21:
+ Thu 11/27/2014 6:30:00 pm
+ Wed 11/26/2014 7:30:00 pm
+ Tue 11/25/2014 3:00:00 pm
+ Tue 11/25/2014 2:30:00 am
+ Mon 11/24/2014 3:00:00 pm
+ Mon 11/24/2014 2:30:00 am
+ Thu 11/20/2014 6:30:00 pm
+ Wed 11/19/2014 7:30:00 pm
+ Tue 11/18/2014 3:00:00 pm
+ Tue 11/18/2014 2:30:00 am
Dennis is the author of these books:
+ 2011 The Solutions (Simple, practical solutions to the biggest personal and societal problems)
+ 2009 The Proof that God exists and the Bible is true
+ 2008 How To Directly Experience God (a step by step guide)
+ 2008 The Plague of Liberalism
+ 2006 Addiction Free Forever
+ 1996 Why Are We Here?
+ 1988 Sweeping It Under The Drug
Bernie Dehler works in the computer industry, and was an evangelical born-again Christian for over 25 years. Prior to that he was a Roman Catholic. Bernie left the Christian faith in 2009 and became an atheist. He is the author of the free ebook “Modern Science and Philosophy Destroy Christian Theology” found here: http://tinyurl.com/q6kz88k .
Bernie Dehler will be debating many more Christians in the following months. These are all free events located in the Portland Oregon area. (This is an excellent opportunity for Christians to try out their apologetics and evangelism ideas; to see if they have merit.) Here is a upcoming summary of events, and all details can be found here: http://www.meetup.com/Philosophical-Naturalists/ .
Date: Tue. 11-18-14
Topic: Is Faith in God Warranted?
Debaters: Bernie Dehler & Philosophy Prof. Phil Smith
Date: Tue. 12-9-14
Topic: Can a God Become a Human?
Debaters: Bernie Dehler & Seminary Prof. Gerry Breshears
Date: Tue. 1-13-15
Topic: Which Best Explains Man’s Origin, Creation or Evolution?
Debaters: Bernie Dehler & Bart Rask, M.D.
Date: Feb. 2015, (Details still TBD)
Preliminary Topic: Can a Christian practice science?
Debaters: Bernie Dehler & Prof. Ted Davis
Venue: Oregon State University, sponsored by the Socratic Club
Dehler’s other Christian/atheist debates in the Portland area can be freely seen at this YouTube channel: http://tinyurl.com/pz8bm6x .
Other Portland-area community, secular, and philosophical groups can also be found at meetup.com, such as these:
— The Center for Philosophical Naturalism: http://tinyurl.com/l6rd4sl
— Sunday Assembly: http://tinyurl.com/kkc8nyw
— Westside Science & Religion Disc.: http://tinyurl.com/bkmhdl5
— Center for Inquiry: http://tinyurl.com/mps923r
— Humanists of Greater Portland: http://tinyurl.com/kmbmt57
— Atheists Etcetera: http://tinyurl.com/nhjr3ha
— Philosophy Workshop: http://tinyurl.com/pzs4ajc