Everybody yearns for happiness, and security in an intact identity; yet huge numbers of people find these goals elusive.
Our culture is ever more divided into warring factions, online flame wars, and mud flinging on all sides: so what does the gospel have to say to the messy world of politics? The latest SHORT/ANSWERS film tackles this timely question by asking what would Jesus say to the new British Prime Minister, Boris Johnson?
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.
Is Christianity just a psychological crutch for those too weak to deal with the difficulties of life? In this SHORT ANSWERS video, Andy Bannister tackles a common atheist accusation aimed at Christians ... and discovers that maybe it's atheism that actually has the biggest weakness in this area instead.
“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."
What happens when we die? Are we just worm food? Are our atoms just scattered to the four winds? And doesn't the same fate, on atheism, await all of humanity—in which case, what difference does it make how we live now?
Young people need to know that science and faith are not enemies, and that they don't need to chose 'sides'
After speaking about Jesus, we had a great Q&A, and then conversations went on late into the night..
"Has science explained everything?" In this episode of Short Answers we see why the answer is a resounding "no", explore why science is an utterly brilliant invention, and discover why science only works in the first place if God exists.