The Good, Bad and Ugly?

The 1966 film ‘The Good. The Bad, and The Ugly had as its characters: the ‘bad’ and the ‘ugly’ but the ‘good’ characters were a little more difficult to detect… Most of us, at least those of us who call ourselves Christians, are fully aware that we are not ‘good’. We may be ‘nice people’ […]

‘Part2 Coming…’

Asking the ‘Question’ of why it is that God makes it so difficult to believe in his existence is seen as the sine qua non of reason and of apologetics. The problem is though that we’re asking the question from the wrong perspective—as if somehow God has to persuade us that his dealings with us […]

Fallen or ‘failed’?:Excluded from ‘Life’

Fallen or ‘failed’?: Excluded from ‘Life’ A.N.S Lane notes the contrasts between the views of Augustine and Irenaeus, and offers the following questions as a means of segregating the differences: Was the world perfect? Were Adam and Eve perfect? Were Adam and Eve immortal? Lane makes the observation that following Augustine, it became traditional to […]

Growing churches are conservative churches

The results of this survey are not a surprise, but they are interesting. “If we are talking solely about what belief system is more likely to lead to numerical growth among Protestant churches, the… Source: Growing churches are conservative churches