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“The heavens declare the glory of God, and the sky above proclaims His handiwork.” —Psalm 19:1

Our Mission

We are passionate in seeing as many people as possible receive the love of God through his son Jesus Christ.

Our Purpose


We deeply desire to introduce the world to salvation in Jesus Christ through the profession of him as Lord and belief in his resurrection from the dead. 

 We want to teach others how to evangelize through a living example while utilizing love, truth, grace and reason to reach those who need Christ.

Our Vision

Our vision consists of three concentrations:

  • Using the gifts and influence of Dr. James Tour, we remove barriers to faith by examining natural evidence and engaging the scientific community
  • Doing good works in local communities like providing meals
  • Raising a small army of likeminded people with a passion for evangelism and good works

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Dr. James Tour

   Born in New York City and raised in White Plains, NY, James Tour was raised in a secular Jewish home. He knew little of the teachings contained in the Bible. While attending college at Syracuse University, James was presented with the gospel of Jesus Christ by a student who served with the Navigators Campus Ministry. James then encountered the saving power of Jesus Christ in his small dormitory room.

  At Syracuse, James was discipled by Dr. T. E. Koshy, the evangelical chaplain of Syracuse University, and Bakht Singh from India. In graduate school at Purdue University, James was further taught in the faith by Professor Delmar Broersma. After post-doctoral appointments at the University of Wisconsin and Stanford University, James was mentored in the faith by Professor Buck Hatch from Columbia Bible College and Seminary (now Columbia International University). 

  James served on the Chemistry Department faculty of the University of South Carolina from 1988 to 1999, and then he moved to Rice University in Houston, Texas where he has served since 1999. He has made several breakthrough discoveries in the laboratory in the areas of organic chemistry, medicinal chemistry, materials science and nanotechnology. He has also started several successful companies, some of which are publicly traded, while also raising 4 children with his wife, Shireen, to whom he has been married for 40 years. (Click here to see his full credentials.) 

  Yet, what Dr. Tour values most is his relationship with Jesus Christ. Whether it is students gathering at his home, interviewing other scientists, or engaging his thousands of followers on social media, Dr. Tour is not ashamed to declare of the life-giving power of the gospel while boldly proclaiming the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead.

Watch Dr. Tour's Testimony

Speak with Dr. Tour

  Dr. Tour will initiate a private Zoom call with anyone who is not a believer in Jesus but would like to hear his story about how he became a man with faith in Jesus, the Son of God. If you do not believe in the resurrection of Jesus from the dead, and you desire to hear Dr. Tour’s story of faith fill out the form to set up a meeting.

Connect with Dr. Tour

  Subscribe to Dr. Tour’s weekly podcast! Using biblical truth, conviction, and often a little bit of Science, Dr. Tour presents God’s word weekly with passion and wit.


  If you are a believer in Jesus and you wish to meet regularly, one-on-one via Zoom, to read and discuss the Bible, Dr. Tour can arrange for that through a team of students wishing to serve in that way. If interested, send Dr. Tour an email to make the request: [email protected].

Connect With JSF

Subscribe to Dr. Tour’s weekly podcast or watch hours of fascinating content on his Youtube channel.

Partner with us

  When you give financially to The Jesus and Science Foundation, you are contributing to the spread of the Gospel of Jesus Christ through our media content. Media requires talented professionals, equipment and other resources and your contribution allows us to reach and instruct thousands of viewers and listeners daily. All donations are US tax deductible since The Jesus and Science Foundation is a 501(c)(3) entity. A payment receipt will be issued that is suitable for your tax recording purposes.

If donating by check, please make it payable to JSF and send it to 6218 Auden St, Houston TX 77005-2816.

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