It looks like we may be in lockdown for a little while longer, with many of us itching for freedom again. But what really explains our current restlessness and eagerness to escape confinement?
Online church ‘attendance’ figures are soaring, Bible sales have increased by 55%, and Google searches for ‘prayer’ have skyrocketed. But God isn’t just a cosmic comfort-blanket; he wants to be the God of your whole life, not just your crisis.
From Ricky Gervais to Adam Buxton, today's comedy scene is littered with those who readily call faith in God an act of self-delusion. But are Christians the only ones at risk of deluding themselves, or do atheists need to confront the uncomfortable truths at the root of their own ‘faith’?
Covid-19 is an undeniably horrible disease. Everyday we are inundated with more tragic headlines and stories of those suffering around us. Naturally, we begin to ask questions about the world we live in, and many want an answer to one question: where is God?
Many are questioning faith right now. I understand this. The shock of watching the death toll rise each day as the world is battered by this invisible enemy is a shocking example of something very evil in this world. And the question of how God can allow evil to exist is, perhaps, the greatest obstacle to faith in the modern age.
The world is in a season of fear and anxiety that we haven’t seen for generations. Everything seems to be spiralling out of control. How can we combat our fears and be at peace in the midst of the storm? Is it even possible?
As Coronavirus spreads across the world, many of us have become anxious and are not sure how to respond to this pandemic. Can we find hope in the face of death and disease?
The Christian story tells us that because Adam ate the forbidden fruit, all of us are born sinful and separated from God. So why did God create forbidden fruit in the first place? Was he trying to trip us up?
Whether you’re a fan of his music or not, Kanye West’s story is a hard one to ignore. Having previously declared himself to be a God, what can we make of his recent religious revival?