The probability of the origin of life arising by chance is so small, we should not expect it to occur anywhere in the universe before the last star burns out. Here is a way of estimating that probability.
Last year, the Fixed Point Foundation interviewed college students across the United States who are members of campus atheist societies and alliances. The study was to find out how it was that they came to be atheists. The findings were fascinating and, in a way, send a message to Christians that needs to be carefully thought through.