Why isn’t God more obvious?

Why isn’t God more obvious?

Did you know that the Bible actually recognises the validity of the question we are asking? It tends to be a surprisingly honest book. Astonishingly, the Bible even contains verses that show God deliberately hiding or obscuring himself sometimes.

Your relationship with God is just a psychological crutch

Your relationship with God is just a psychological crutch

Has anyone ever told you that your faith is a ‘crutch?’ I remember getting into a cab outside a central London church. The cabbie took one look at my Bible and launched into his opinion of Christianity. He explained to me that belief in God is a crutch for weak, pathetic people who don’t have the strength to take responsibility for their own lives. When I answered, “Thank you very much”, with just a hint of irony, he blustered on with, “Well, I’m just saying it for your own good. A girl like you doesn’t need religion!”

What about other people’s genuine experience of God?

What about other people’s genuine experience of God?

As Christians, we often talk about experiencing God directly in our lives and we view this experience as evidence for the truth of the gospel. One of the most common questions we can be asked by sceptical friends is, “What about other people’s genuine experiences of...
Is anything wrong?

Is anything wrong?

Questions about the concept of moral absolutes have never been more important, argues Tanya Walker, as she examines what Christianity and atheism have to say on the issue.

Why Natural Disasters?

Why Natural Disasters?

We can barely go for a couple of months without hearing of a new disaster. How do we make sense of natural disasters and God?

Love, sex and marriage

Love, sex and marriage

It is a surprise to many people to discover that there are only a handful of passages in the Bible that directly mention homosexuality.

REBOOT Edinburgh

REBOOT Edinburgh

On 4 March 2017, 400 young adults and youth leaders came through the doors of Central Hall, Edinburgh for the launch of Scotland’s first ever REBOOT event.

Does Science Alone Work?

Does Science Alone Work?

Talk by Sharon Dirckx Read Sharon’s full biography The assumption that science and religion are in conflict is a view that never diminishes. Many assume that modern science has rendered religious explanations irrelevant, and some go further to say that science alone...
Tom Price on Hollywood’s Noah

Tom Price on Hollywood’s Noah

Talk by Tom Price Read Tom’s full biography The new Hollywood blockbuster Noah, starring Russell Crow, Emma Watson and Anthony Hopkins is currently topping the US Box Office.  Russell Crowe topped UK headlines this week after visiting the Archbishop of Canterbury, The...
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