Can we believe in God in the scientific age?

March 26th, 2020

This page in brief …. So far in this 6 Reasons to disbelieve in God series, we have looked at the problem of evil, and the so-called hiddenness of God (if he’s so hard to see, maybe he’s not there). This post we examine the thought that religion is the way a bygone age thought, […]

God and life in a time of plague

March 23rd, 2020

Social distancing

All the news is about the coronavirus and the importance of us all (in most countries at least) staying home as much as possible, avoiding close contact with people outside our home, and practicing extreme cleanliness. There’s more I could say, but hopefully you’re all checking much more expert sources than me! This blog is […]

Is God hiding or just not there?

February 26th, 2020

Hidden

This page in brief …. For most people God isn’t evident in the world, but is hidden. But why would a loving God hide from us? Perhaps he’s not there after all? Or perhaps there is some reason why she’s hidden from most of us? This is the second post in our examination of possible […]

Do suffering and evil prove there’s no God?

February 13th, 2020

Atomic bombs

This page in brief …. I have written extensively on reasons to believe God exists. So I thought it only right to consider the counter arguments, reasons to disbelieve in God. This is the first and I believe strongest reason to doubt the existence of God – the evil and suffering in the world. Why […]

6 reasons to disbelieve in God?

February 4th, 2020

Doubt

Not long ago I completed a series of posts on reasons to believe in God. The series started with 12 reasons to believe in God and finished with Why I believe in God. I cannot pretend to be objective, but I can try to be fair, so I am beginning a companion series, 6 reasons […]

All change – because the world is changing

January 17th, 2020

People on their phones

If you’ve visited this website before, you may be noticing that it’s looking a little different. In the off-chance that you may be interested in why the change, here’s why.

How accurate is the text of the New Testament?

January 1st, 2020

The original documents that make up the New Testament had a limited life. Since there was no printing in those days, copies were made by hand, and copies of copies, and so on. So how reliable was the copying? If you investigate this question you’ll find an enormous range of answers. Sceptics will tell you […]

Why I believe in God

December 17th, 2019

This page in brief …. For the past 12 posts I’ve been outlining aspects of life and the universe that I think point to God’s existence – i.e. they are more likely if God exists than if he or she doesn’t. So now to sum up.

12. It works (mostly!)

December 1st, 2019

This page in brief …. In the previous eleven posts in this series, we have seen that many different aspects of life (the universe, human life, the history of Jesus and human experience) all seem to make more sense if there is a creator God, than if there is not. In this final post, we […]

11. Finding God in everyday life

November 13th, 2019

What this page is about We have seen that some people appear to have experienced God through a healing, a vision or other “peak” experience. But what of the rest of us, who haven’t had such an experience? Does God communicate in more “ordinary” ways? Does this make a difference in people’s lives? In this […]