In 1755, a 7.0 magnitude earthquake struck off the coast of Lisbon, Portugal, on All Saints’ Day, terrorizing the city of 250,000. Churches were full when the first tremor struck. Many perished in collapsing churches.
There will always be a struggle between faith and reason. In matters of clear teaching of the Bible, however, we must hold to the Scriptures.
My reason follows after, in the wake of faith, and convinces me that the universe is simply too ordered and too complex to exist by chance.