It’s great to see a church which is such a welcoming community for someone who is searching, and is a place where people and their questions are really welcomed.
Do Christians just believe because they believe? Or is there actual evidence that God exists—and more specifically, evidence about which God we're talking about?
It is 70 years since the Universal Declaration of Human Rights was adopted by the United Nations. Following his Big Conversation debate with Peter Singer, Andy Bannister says the document still poses a significant problem for atheists
I have identified three features of our universe that fit better with a theistic universe than they do with an atheistic universe
The New Testament version of Jesus, according to Aslan, represents an almost total makeover of the real Jesus, arising out of two things, first the Christians’ claim that Jesus had risen from the dead, and second the fall of Jerusalem after the Jewish revolt of AD 66-70.
We had a good turn-out, a really engaged crowd, and it was exciting to see people getting excited about sharing the gospel. There was a real buzz on the day, they were a really lively and engaged audience.
It is widely accepted among scientists that the universe had a beginning in the distant past. Also it is a widely accepted point of logic that anything that begins to exist must have a cause. Therefore, the argument from contingency draws from these two principles that the universe exists because God exists and decided to create it.
we have assembled a range of scholars who are experts in their fields, such as scientists, mathematicians, philosophers, and historians. We have asked each of them to explain in accessible terms, but with academic rigour, why there are good reasons to believe, found within their discipline.
Andy Bannister on how to engage with Muslim friends, honestly, respectfully and lovingly.
Science and the Christian faith, far from being at war with one another, actually fit together very well. This is partly because they are answering a different set of questions, but also because Christianity actually provides the best foundation for doing science.