Let’s briefly consider a man called Jesus, also known as Christ. The main thing we need to decide on here is, did he or does he actually exist? Or was he just a fairy tale, a story, a legend, a myth?Read More
My wife and I once had a long running disagreement over a former paint colour on our house. She saw it as grey but I saw it as blue. I would probably concede, though grudgingly, that she was likely to be right because her eye for colours is better than mine…Read More
There are approximately 11 million species of life on earth, including humans. According to many estimates, the human brain contains around 100 billion neurons. Did all of these, including the universe itself, begin by chance?Read More
It was a lovely sunny day. I looked out at the large eucalypt tree in our garden. There were a few White Plumed honeyeaters feeding in the flowers. One young one gradually left the others feeding and worked its way down the tree into the smaller Japanese maple tree we have near the house…Read More
The light in autumn is something else. The sun isn’t as high or intense as in summer so the gorgeous autumn colours are brighter and warmer. The shadows are also longer and more interesting. And the golden hours of dawn and dusk are later in the morning and earlier in the evening…Read More
It is a common Christian saying that with God all things are possible.And it is true - but not in the sense that you might first think.
It sounds almost like a magic spell, or a get out of jail free card.
But, for a Christian, the fact that you believe in God does not mean you will necessarily get everything you want…Read More
The Bible claims that there is a God who created the universe and all living things. A God who knows everything! It also claims that God organized the writing of the Bible. So it’s not like a novel that can give us whatever fictional plot line the author might invent…
Every so often I hear the Bible record of the creation of Adam and Eve described as a myth. I’m not sure that it’s appropriate to describe it as a ‘myth’. You can say you don’t believe it but it’s only a myth if you can prove it is just a story…Read More