But then he just started laughing and made a face that seemed to say, “That story makes no sense.” So I asked him how the leader answered his question, and Lawrence’s laughter came to a sudden stop. He told me the Bible study leader took his question seriously and started by admitting that he wasn’t sure. That impressed Lawrence as humble and sincere.
One of the keys to sharing the gospel of Christ in Scotland and around the UK today, seems to be to take the message outside the walls of the church. Wherever we do events in coffee houses, pubs, restaurants, hotels, sports clubs, or other ‘neutral venues’, people who don’t yet believe in Jesus come and listen and engage.
A great curry and conversation night near Glasgow shows how the church can engage people with the message of Jesus.
The real heart behind NUA is to enable a better conversation about faith, which will enable young people to dig deeper, explore what they believe, and share honestly
Paul Downes QC has enlisted a phenomenal line-up of speakers to address some of the greatest reasons to believe in the existence of God, such as the design of the universe, and the human desire for goodness, justice, morality and meaning.
As an expert in mathematics, including probability and chaos theory, Lennox analyses and explains the fine tuning of the physical forces and constants of the universe, and the information richness of the genetic code. These facts point to intelligent input
“It was particularly fantastic to have so much time with a group, because you really get to know them and talk in-depth about their situations; specific friends they are trying to share their faith with, particular issues they are dealing with; and to pray with some of them too."
Rather than battening down the hatches, therefore, we need to go on an evangelism offensive. The secular consensus is crumbling, and we must humbly make the most of every opportunity—in the dorm room, at the bus stop, or by the water cooler. But we need to raise our game.
In today’s culture, people who possess no language of fairness, or compassion, or equality lose every time
In the course of all that thinking, reading and debating, some of the things that I believe as a Christian have shifted and changed. Critically though, while I've heard every objection to God going, my faith is actually stronger.