Posts by brian

Why believe? A sort of apologetics 101…

Posted by on Aug 24, 2015 in Blog | 2 comments

Why believe? Well, you already do. The question is really, what do you believe, and why? The first big question is the God one. Does God exist, and if so does it matter? Regardless of whether your answer is ‘yes’ or ‘no’ to the first part of the question, some faith is involved. Perhaps it is better to ask which takes the greater faith, to believe that God exists or does not exist. In the absence of definitive proof for either side, some faith is involved. At the cognitive level, it is about assessing the evidence – where does the weight of evidence point? Those...

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Starting Tuesday

Posted by on Aug 23, 2015 in Blog | 7 comments

Thanks to those of you who have kept coming back to this site,hoping to find something a little more substantial on it. The good news is that from this Tuesday, 25 August, 2015 your visits will be rewarded. My aim is to post every Tuesday and Friday – with some bonus additions from time to time.  The first series will be on ‘Why Believe’ – a little exercise in apologetics for the non specialist. Other frequent themes will be current issues, leadership, how to read the Bible, spiritual formation, church and society, Christian education and some more devotional...

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