"Praying has become a lot less religious and a lot more real, and much, much more from the heart; less about what we 'ought' to be praying because that's what other people would approve."
I particularly liked the focus on our personal role ('Am I responsible for anyone else's suffering?' is one chapter heading), and the constant pointers back to Jesus' work on the cross ('Can a broken story be fixed?')
“I know I am loved. I trust him and his perfect love. There is no room for fear,”
Where is God when it hurts? In the latest SHORT ANSWERS video, David Robertson takes a very personal look at the question of where God is to be found when we experience sickness, suffering, or grief.
Almost three hundred people came to Dundee for the Confident Christianity Conference on Nov 3rd.
Phil's faith was tried and tested when his Dad died suddenly when he was 21. The result is that today he has an infectious enthusiasm for Jesus. Read his story in his own words. New on the Solas blog.
An evening with Dr Andy Bannister, hosted by Ayr Free Church at University of West Scotland on Tuesday November 7, 2017
From Grenfell to Aleppo, the news is daily filled with fresh examples of anguish and suffering, violence and tragedy. Does a world in which towers burn, bombs explode, and loved ones suffer show that there is no God, at least not a loving God who cares for us? In SHORT/ANSWERS episode 19, we explore this …
Published in Christian Today – 26 February 2016 It was embarrassing. The two humanists on the panel were having a collective nightmare. As we discoursed on the nature of evidence, creation and the Bible, they were struggling more and more to make a coherent case for their atheism. Until at last one cracked. Red faced and …
Rev David J Randall is a former Chairman of Solas Centre for Public Christianity. In this, the inaugural Solas Paper, he explores the classic apologetic of pain through real-life experience. Download The Solas Paper 1 It’s the question posed by Heather, a lady who was raped in her own home; she reflected, “I had to …