Let’s use the opportunity of #GivingTuesday to remember that it is more blessed to give than to receive – be it today or at any other time of the year.
The organisers suggested that lack of confidence in the gospel is the main factor inhibiting the church’s effective witness to Christ today.
To believe or not to believe, that is not the question. The question, instead, is: what to believe?
The Constitutional Court says the Church of the Flying Spaghetti Monster should not have the rights of organised religions.
The way we answer the question Who is Jesus?, will change the way we answer every other existential question.
Pyschiatrists Pablo Martínez and Andrew Sims analyze the mind of Jesus in a new book. “His character traits shined powerfully as he approached death”, says Martínez in an interview.
Half of the respondents in the UK had a positive experience of Christians. The survey coincides with the launch of Faitheism, a book by Krish Kandiah.
Author Krish Kandiah talks with politician Tim Farron about the Christian faith, politics and secularism.
The new #FoRBDefender movement stands in solidarity with people across the globe facing discrimination, oppression and violence because of their religion or belief (including non-belief).
One in four Western Europeans say they are atheists, agnostics or have no particular religion, says a new Pew Research study conducted in 15 countries.
A call to use the Bible correctly.
Politicians and business people all over the world have a high interest in the issue of “reconciliation”, says the director of RZIM. “People need to see that there is a distinct, unique and vital contribution that is made through the Gospel”.
RZIM International Director Michael Ramsden responds to questions about the secularisation of Europe, the role of Christians in public leadership and the new ‘culture of victimism’.
“In 20 or 30 years’ time, mainstream churches will be smaller, but the few people left will be highly committed”, says British social of religion professor Stephen Bullivant.
University professor in Physics, Antoine Bret, comments on Hawking’s idea that “science makes God unnecessary”.
“He once said: ‘It would not be much of a universe if it wasn’t home to the people you love’”, the scientist’s children say in a statement.
The children born between 1999 and 2015 are the first truly “post-Christian” generation. Some of the biggest barriers to belief are the problem of evil and a perceived hypocrisy among Christians.
Humans are intrinsically religious because there is a real God who created us and who we are searching for.
Well-known atheists such as Salman Rushdie and Richard Dawkins had been invited to speak at The Global Atheist Convention.
A review of Nick Spencer’s The Evolution of The West: How Christianity Has Shaped Our Values.
“We should allow people to have robust debates about their ideas”, says Christel Lamère.
It is easy to deconstruct other points of view but what about your own views?
Now a refugee in Italy, Sayid is running away from his past. He fled his Middle-Eastern home when charged with blasphemy after he confronted an Iman who often abused sexually a boy.
“Scientism is the view that Science provides knowledge, and that is the only source on knowledge”, says Rik Peels, Researcher at the Vrije Universiteit in Amsterdam.
For the past decades, many scientists have affirmed so, extrapolating an overarching, all-explaining philosophy out of the biological process of the evolution of the species.
How philosophy and science point to a personal Creator.