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Your truth? My truth? The truth?

No one likes to be lied to. Without truth there can be no trust. But what is truth? Does it really exist? Well, think about it for a moment. It’s actually impossible to say “truth does not exist” without at the same time making a truth claim! Try to deny that truth exists, and you’ll only end up proving it does. But how do you determine if some particular thing is true? Is something true if it feels true? No.…

What is My Identity?

Who am I? Where do I belong? What is my identity? Century Britain is a multi-cultural melting pot of nationalities, languages, customs and religions. On the surface it looks like we are all so different, but on a deeper level we are actually all the same! The Bible says: “There is no difference, for all have sinned and fall short of the glory of God.”1 The Bible looks past my skin colour, my clothing style and my accent, right down into…

Few Sophisticated People Believe the Bible. How come?

Psychologist, author and Harvard professor Steven Pinker is one of the world’s leading atheists. In his book, Enlightenment Now (Penguin, 2018), he says: “Few sophisticated people today profess a belief in heaven and hell, the literal truth of the Bible, or a God who flouts the laws of physics.” Pinker is undoubtedly correct, and I say that as a person who believes in heaven and hell, in the literal truth of the Bible and in the miracles recorded in Scripture. Stung by Pinker’s smear,…

Worried about Climate Change?

“I want you to panic. I want you to feel the fear I feel every day. I want you to act. I want you to act as you would in a crisis. I want you to act as if the house is on fire, because it is.” Stirring words from Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg. Our world is in peril. We are facing more frequent and more intense droughts, storms and heat waves. Sea levels are rising, glaciers are melting…