How do I defend the Bible?

Talk by Ravi Zacharias Read Ravi’s full biography If you meet an honest sceptic how can you defend the authority of the Bible to them? In a question and answer session, Ravi Zacharias provides an approach for entering into conversation with those who don’t...

Why trust the Bible?

The Bible’s Power and Influence In some countries today, the Bible is forbidden. Bringing a Bible into Saudi Arabia, for example, or North Korea, or China, or Libya, or Burma — along with many other countries — can result in expulsion for the westerner or arrest and...

Does the Bible Condone Slavery?

Talk by Simon Edwards Read Simon’s full biography Every thinking reader of the Bible is bound to ask at some point in time, “Does this book actuallycondone slavery?”. To be sure, slavery is not the only issue the Bible causes us to question. The Old Testament is rife...

Love, sex and marriage

Article by Sam Allberry Sam’s Biography It is a surprise to many people to discover that there are only a handful of passages in the Bible that directly mention homosexuality. Yet despite its infrequent mention, where the subject does come up, the Bible has some...

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...

Why God might allow suffering?

Article by Vince Vitale Read Vince’s full biography In one of the first significant conversations I had on this topic, my Aunt Regina expressed to me how difficult it is to see her son Charles – my cousin – struggle with a serious mental illness. Being more concerned...

Is Christianity just a crutch?

In Mere Apologetics, Alister McGrath points out that “one of the most familiar criticisms of Christianity is that it offers consolation to life’s losers.”(1) Believers are often caricatured as being somewhat weak and naïve—the kind of people who need...

Why are Christians so negative and judgemental?

A common accusation thrown at Christians is that they are anti-gay, anti-abortion, anti-contraception. Many people have a perception that the church is negative — anti-everything — and Christians utterly prejudiced. How might we respond? A good place to begin is by...

How can you say that there is a good God of love when…?

People regularly ask that question when a massive catastrophe like the Japanese earthquake happens, but also in cases of individual tragedy, such as the young Mum dying of cancer and leaving her children motherless. The Christian says in response to that question:...

What has Christianity got to offer us today?

C. S. Lewis was once asked if he followed Christ because it made him happy. He responded that he did not become a Christian because it made him happy, he always knew a bottle of Port could do that, but he followed Christ because he believed it was true! If Lewis was...