How can a loving God allow suffering?

Talk by Michael Ramsden Read Michael’s full biography In his second talk to the Oxford Inter-Collegiate Christian Union, RZIM International Director Michael Ramsden examines the huge question of suffering in our hurting world. Michael explores what the Biblical...

Looking at God, Evil and Personal Suffering?

Talk by Sharon Dirckx Read Sharon’s full biography – Why do bad things happen? – If God exists, why doesn’t he do something? – Why am I being singled out? Of all the hurdles to faith, surely suffering must be the greatest. It tears lives apart...

If God why suffering?

Talk by Simon Edwards Read Simon’s full biography You only need to read the news headlines to see that suffering is an inescapable fact of life, but one with the power to derail belief in God. In this audio talk, Zacharias Trust apologist Simon Edwards draws on his...

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...

Why personal suffering?

Talk by Sharon Dirckx Read Sharon’s full biography If God knew there would be suffering in the world why did he create something rather than nothing and why does he not now intervene on our behalf? In an interview that was first aired on Radio 2 on Palm Sunday, Sharon...

Doesn’t Religion Just Cause Evil, Suffering, Division and War?

A common claim made by many atheists is that religion causes evil, suffering, division and war. For example, at the Munk Debate in Toronto last November, Christopher Hitchens argued this very point against Tony Blair. Religion, Hitchens claimed, causes sectarianism,...

How can I believe in God when there’s so much suffering?

“How do you expect me to believe in God,” asked Woody Allen, “when only last week I got my tongue caught in the roller of my electric type-writer?” For a while now, at least in the Western world, the existence of any form of pain, suffering or evil has been regarded...

Amy Orr-Ewing

Amy’s Upcoming Events $Trumba.addSpud({ webName: “rzim-europe-amy-orr-ewing”, spudType : “main” }); Follow Amy on Twitter Amy Orr-Ewing EMEA Director and Director of the OCCA Amy gained a first-class degree in Theology and a DPhil...

Amy’s Easter letter

Dear friends, As we start to notice the first hints of spring with budding blossoms and spring bulbs pushing through the grass, it feels as if a Narnian thaw is well and truly setting in for 2018. The hard ground of winter is giving way to the fruitfulness of spring....

Why isn’t God more obvious?

Article by Tom Price Read Tom’s full biography Why is it that God does not seem to show himself in a much more obvious way? One answer is that perhaps God’s existence is not a matter of reality and facts. Isn’t it more of a faith position, anyway, as isn’t the idea...