Cosmology and Theism

An excellent post over at Irregular Webcomic, Why do some sensible-seeming folk have beliefs which have no generally accepted scientific basis? In particular, why do some people who generally come across as intelligent and logical go and “spoil” it all by expressing a belief in God? It can be easy to dismiss such beliefs as […]

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Oxygen Day 2 - Think and Preach Christ

Oxygen Day 2 from Sydneyanglicans.net on Vimeo. One thing is becoming increasingly clear to me as I attend Oxygen – God has been very, very good to us in giving us men like John Piper and John Lennox. Piper's 2 talks today were astoundingly brilliant. Again, there were individual elements that left me unpersuaded but the […]

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Oxygen Day 1

Have just spent the first day at Oxygen, a great big conference here in Sydney for pastors and others in ministry. Here's what the great and the good of Sydney evangelicalism/Anglicanism (and some squit at the end) thought about it… Oxygen Day 1 from Sydneyanglicans.net on Vimeo. The day started with John Piper setting out […]

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Lennox Debating the Atheists - Confident Humility

Again, I'm indebted to Phil Ritchie – here he gives us a great video from CPX in Sydney where they interviewed Dr John Lennox. Lennox's observations are equally relevant here in Sydney, where the interview took place. There is a curious historical selectivity about the New Atheists – they are incredibly reluctant to properly engage with […]

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