July 5th, 2021
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.
June 19th, 2021
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.
June 3rd, 2021
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.
May 20th, 2021
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.
April 15th, 2021
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 […]
March 24th, 2021
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.
February 16th, 2021
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.
February 5th, 2021
Some things in life seem impossible any way we look at them. That makes them tantalising to consider. This post: does the idea of eternal life make any sense? And would it become boring after a while? An angel longs to escape eternal life In Wim Wenders’ classic film Wings of Desire (the original German […]
January 12th, 2021
How do I balance 12 reasons to believe in God and 6 reasons to disbelieve? I think the theistic arguments are stronger and more fundamental. There are good reasons to believe!
January 7th, 2021
Sherlock Holmes said: “when you have excluded the impossible, whatever remains, however improbable, must be the truth.” How does this apply to the universe?
A list of all blog posts, in reverse chronological order, is on the Blog archive page.