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The rise of a non-Christian Europe

New research confirms what we have known for a long-time: Europe is a post-Christian continent and post-religious too. As the focus of the study is on 16-29 year olds Stephen Bullivant, a professor of theology and the sociology of religion at St Mary’s University in London and author of the report is probably correct when he says, “Christianity as a default, as a norm, is gone, and probably gone for good – or at least for the next 100 years.” The research supports what has been my theory (based on anecdotes…

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Understanding secular people

Nations that are collectively included in the term, ‘the West’ are increasingly secular. Western Europe, New Zealand, Canada are dominated by secular people and the US is increasingly so. In this part of the world, the narrative is that religion is on the decline and enlightened secular people are on the rise. Zoom out, of course, to a global level and that’s simply not true. Yet secular people remain convinced that it is they who are on the right side of history. Currently the majority of Christian apologetics in the…

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Questions about Christianity

I can’t remember who gave me these questions but at some point I must have said to someone, ‘ask anything you like about Christianity, it can stand up for itself. It either has good answers or it doesn’t’ and then I got this list in response. If God loves his people so much, why does he allow pain & suffering? All religions believe theirs is the truth, therefore how can you be certain yours really is the truth? It clearly states in the Bible that Jesus was a Jew, why is…

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