Some were not interested in lose their power and their corrupt privileges. Others preferred to continue their religious life with a “straw God”.
Freud paraphrases Jesus’ famous words with his own, rather peppery, twist.
Author Michael Ots responds to some of the objections of sceptics.
If we could all just affirm that everybody worships the same God, would there be much more peace in the world? Dr. Andy Bannister, Director of the Solas Centre for Public Christianity gives answers.
Why do some people refuse to believe in God?
I will present a conceptual model. It was life-changing for me to discover it, and I have found that it clearly matches the biblical directives, as well as the fuller biblical narrative.
Hundreds of participants will participate in specialised networks. The morning Bible teacher will be Prof. John Lennox and evening plenary speakers include Lindsay Brown, Leonardo De Chirico, Hans Bayer and Michael Reeves.
Stefan Gustavsson (Sweden) on how society misinterprets what Chrisitanity says about homosexuality.
New atheism, the definition of "faith", Christianity in Europe, the role of the Bible in mission, and the need to listen more. An exclusive interview recorded at "Forum Apologética" (Tarragona, Spain) in May 2016.
More than 700 participants at the European Leadership Forum conference in Poland. Networks, seminaries and plenary sessions gave biblical perspectives on current issues. John Piper: “Prayer is central, the world does not need more Christians with powerless ministries”.
The Oxford Mathematics Professor spoke to 230 participants at the 2016 Apologetics Forum (Spain). John Lennox encouraged Christians to ask good questions and listen more. “We should get rid of the idea that apologetics is only for ‘smart’ Christians.”
A Christian Maths student is interviewed about her faith on the back cover of a secular Spanish national newspaper.
We take a look at four theories regarding Jesus' 'supposed' resurrection from the dead.
A FOCL webinar by Dr. Drake Williams examines claims about false authorship of the New Testament letters and how widespread these claims are.
John Stevens, National Director of FIEC, explained in a FOCL webinar how to deal with Old Testament texts related to violence, in order to answer the apologetic questions that they raise.
“Here is a narrative which has been suppressed, here is a way of thinking that people are trying to drown out.” An interview with acclaimed Christian apologist Alister McGrath about his new book, Inventing the Universe.
Michael Ots (author of What kind of Hope?): “In Western Europe we have moved from a culture that used to be ambivalent and apathetic towards the gospel to a situation now where people are openly hostile to it.”
Jay Smith (Islam expert and co founder of the Pfander Centre for Apologetics) in a talk about Islam's origins, the reasons of Daesh's terrorist attacks and executions; and how Christians should respond.
Who are Daesh? Where do they come from? Where have they gained authority among some Muslims? How should Christians respond? Radical Islam expert Jay Smith answers to these questions in a talk given at the European Leadership Forum.
“Do we believe the objections to Christianity because they are true, or just because they are popular?”, asks evangelist Michael Ots.
“Dialogue is not a luxury: it is a vital necessity if we want to coexist well”, Pablo Martínez Vila said at the inauguration of RZ Foundation for Dialogue between Faith and Culture in Madrid.
The seminaries of France, Italy, Portugal and Spain gathered in Cordoba, and signed an institutional agreement of mutual cooperation.
Many believers think evangelism is explaining the same message, using identical words, to every nonbeliever they come in contact with. But this is not how Jesus communicated his message. If we want to communicate Jesus’ message, shouldn’t we examine how Jesus communicated?
If you want to build a house where another house already stands, what do you do? You need to deconstruct the current house to make room for the new one. The same thing is true with the Gospel.
Apologetics is normally understood as defensive, like a castle protecting our Christian faith from different sorts of attacks. No. Apologetics is actively loving and persuading others of the Gospel’s truthfulness.
The movie Amazing Grace was a biography of the life and work of an obscure British politician who lived 200 years ago. Why was William Wilberforce's story so compelling to the modern viewer?