We can be thrilled by the wonders of the cosmos and the little joys of our daily lives, yet still we yearn for something more. We can suppress it in ourselves and belittle it in others, but it tends to take its revenge,
Relational, knowable, love, suffering. And here’s the problem: the Qur’an either ignores or directly denies each of those core aspects of God’s identity
Lots of people have figured out that atheism doesn’t really work but they are not convinced that religion really works either, and so are very, very open
Atheism was looking intellectually weak; and existentially and from a lifestyle point of view it was unfulfilling, silly, cheap and shallow.
Why bother with apologetics?.... The Bible commands it, the culture demands it, the Church needs it, and the results confirm it. By TIM BARNETT
Andy Bannister recently appeared on Cameron Stout's radio show, to talk about music, life, faith and meaning. Enjoy the show!
This high-quality video series manages to cover a very wide range of topics and perspectives within the broad area of science and religion, and it does so, in the main, very well indeed.
BY SARAH ALLEN - Harari’s rejection of meaning offers no hope for this chaos, but unintentionally points us in the right direction. We humans desperately need meaning because we are cooperating and communicating persons made in the image of the personal three-in-one God. We need to know that our values of love and justice and our feelings of pain and compassion are not part of a lifeless algorithm, or a convenient myth, but have significance beyond our brain chemistry
My truth? Your truth? Our truth? Their Truth? Is there a truth to be found, or are all truth-claims equally valid? What do Christians mean when they claim that Jesus is 'the truth'? In the incisive feature article, Vince Vitale examines 'pluralism'. This has been adapted from 'Jesus Among Secular Gods' by Vince Vitale & Ravi Zacharias, and is reproduced with the permission of Hachette Media
An evening with Dr Andy Bannister, hosted by Ayr Free Church at University of West Scotland on Tuesday November 7, 2017