Is faith in God blind? Four ways to reason with atheists

Is faith in God blind? Four ways to reason with atheists

Christianity makes some big claims but here’s a phrase I want you to remember: criticism without alternative is empty. If someone wants to say your faith is blind or based on ignorance, ask them in turn what they believe in; ask them if they live by a better alternative for making sense of the world. At which point, you can put the alternatives side-by-side and see which beliefs make more sense.

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A Christmas message from Michael Ramsden

A Christmas message from Michael Ramsden

December 2019 Dear Friends, As I write this Christmas letter, sitting in a hotel in Hong Kong, it is hard not to be reminded how challenging, and at times bitter, our cries for justice around the world have become. Last night, the area of “Poly U”, which I last...

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Is Christianity a form of intellectual suicide?

Is Christianity a form of intellectual suicide?

Theologian Gary Habermas became a Christian believer at a young age, but afterwards experienced a very protracted time of acute doubt. Experiencing and pursuing these questions propelled him into several decades of spending his life in search of what might be called the big questions of life.

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Is God dead? When John Lennox met Dave Rubin

Is God dead? When John Lennox met Dave Rubin

What happened when a secular Jewish comedian-turned-political commentator from NYC sat down with a Christian Oxford University professor of mathematics from Northern Ireland? It may sound like the punchline to a pretty high-brow joke but, thanks to Justin Brierley’s...

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A new dawn for Ravi Zacharias’ ministry

A new dawn for Ravi Zacharias’ ministry

CONTENT God called me into the ministry in my twenties. At the age of 26, I began as an itinerant evangelist with the Christian and Missionary Alliance in Canada. Even during the years of graduate school and teaching, my heart was always in evangelism. Other...

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Can you handle the absolute truth?

Can you handle the absolute truth?

Jesus claimed to be the truth, to have the truth, to proclaim the truth, and to reveal the truth. Crucially, he also claimed that this truth wouldn’t simply reveal the way things are, but it would transform the way things are.

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For free will to exist so must suffering

For free will to exist so must suffering

The Bible doesn’t ignore the difficult realities around pain and suffering. The objective of Christian faith is not to help you soothe away your troubles, not to pretend all is well when it isn’t, not to dull the pain but rather to see reality and grasp the root of our problem.

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Your support lightens our burden

Your support lightens our burden

Dear friend, Commenting on the power of branding, a friend of mine from Singapore told me that many watches have the same works inside. It is the logo on the outside or the celebrity that wears it that has the power of persuasion to buy it. The brand becomes...

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