Does God play hide and seek?

September 7th, 2021

Hands up who's hiding

It’s hard to believe something we can’t see. So why doesn’t God make himself visible to us? Or is God more “visible” than we might first think?

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Believing in Jesus through faith and doubt

August 5th, 2021

Jesus & disciples

In almost 60 years as a believer, I have had times of faith and times of doubt. So why do I keep on believing in Jesus and trying to follow his teachings?

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Can we judge christianity by the harm or good it has done?

July 30th, 2021

Volunteers helping those in need

Can we judge a belief by how much it benefits or hurts the human race? If so, how does christianity measure up?

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Is God a good theory?

July 5th, 2021

Sean Carroll

An old Sean Carroll video asks whether God is a good scientific theory. The video is persuasive, but most of the arguments fall down on analysis.

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Christians and evidence

June 19th, 2021

Three converts

Christians are sometimes accused of believing things with no evidence, or even against the evidence. But a closer look shows that the matter isn’t that simple.

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A new reality

June 3rd, 2021

People who converted

Everyone likes a story with a happy ending. Here are brief accounts of 8 people who converted from atheism to christianity, and their life ended up better.

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Do you think your (dis)belief is logical?

May 20th, 2021

Man thinking

We like to think we are logical and right in our opinions, including opinions about God. But there are reasons to question this, for both believers and non-believers. Looking at what psychologists say and what believers and unbelievers say, leads to some interesting conclusions.

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Understanding the Old Testament

April 15th, 2021

Moses

The Old Testament is a strange book – well a collection of dozens of books actually. How can any twenty-first century person understand it? Can any thoughtful person really believe all of it? What do the experts say? These are questions I have grappled with for much of my life. I feel, finally, I have […]

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Life is spiritual?

March 24th, 2021

Woman meditating

Do you ever wonder if life is more than the mundane, and human beings are more than just physical flesh and blood? There is evidence to support this feeling.

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Nazareth in Jesus’ day: 4 facts

February 16th, 2021

First century tomb at Nazareth

The Bible says Jesus grew up in Nazareth, but until recently the evidence for this was scant and disputed by some. But now there is clear evidence of a small agricultural village or town in the first century.

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A list of all blog posts, in reverse chronological order, is on the Blog archive page.