The Professor and the chalk

Posted: October 20, 2014 in Thoughts on God

Pastor Mike Says

Religion Professor and President Gordon “Mike”... Religion Professor and President Gordon “Mike” Michalson lectures to students during a class in 2003 (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

There was a professor of philosophy there who was a deeply committed atheist. His primary goal for one required class was to spend the entire semester attempting to prove that God couldn’t exist. His students were always afraid to argue with him because of his impeccable logic. For twenty years he had taught this class and NO ONE had ever had the courage to go against him. Sure, some had argued in class at times, but no one had ever *really gone against him* (you’ll see what I mean later). Nobody would go against him because he had a reputation.

At the end of every semester, on the last day, he would say to the class of 300 students, “If there is anyone here who still believes in God, stand up!” In…

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