"Because of Christianity, wrote Friedrich Nietzche,"the measure of a man's compassion for the lowly and suffering come to be the measure of the loftiness of his soul."
Here are the five most common sceptics who want to shame your kids for being Christian.
In today’s culture, people who possess no language of fairness, or compassion, or equality lose every time
Do we reap what we sow? Do we get what we deserve when we die?Hinduism, Jainism, Buddhism and Sikhism, India’s contribution to the world, teach that our thoughts and actions have consequences, namely rewards or punishments. Goodness leads to rewards and bad thoughts and actions lead to pain and suffering. This, in a nutshell, is Karma.
And here’s the thing. There’s no forgiveness, no mercy, no forgetting. Just a relentless drive to judge and denounce.
It is what we worship which really governs the trajectory of our lives, not our well intentioned resolutions.. Mere aspirations prove to be powerless in the face of the power of worship, because finally our behaviour will always default to being an expression of what we value most
Andy Bannister recently appeared on Cameron Stout's radio show, to talk about music, life, faith and meaning. Enjoy the show!
Jeremy Suisted saved Christmas, Father Christmas to be exact. But why was Santa breaking into a car, and what has that got to do with real life?
These adverts showcase the aspirations and values of our nation, writes SARAH ALLEN. They are a picture of the yearnings that we all share.
By ANDREW ROYCROFT - This is the new way to apologise – be outrageous, speak malignantly and abusively, push the edges of gratuitousness, and then as the verbal bomb detonates deny that you really meant to plant it in the first place.