In 1922, 53% of the Jerusalem population was Christian; today it is down to 2%.

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Words of Wisdom

Is The Bible Trustworthy?

Is The Bible Trustworthy?

Amy Orr-Ewing

Is the content of the manuscripts reliable? "The stories were all invented by the writers as a deliberate attempt to inspire followers and to exonerate the disciples' decision to follow this man Jesus." There are a number of ways of answering this question:  1) Why would the disciples portray themselves in a bad lig...

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Resources

The Six Stages of Faith

The Six Stages of Faith

Jacqui Catcheside

Questioning? Wrestling with doubts? Feeling confused? The following chart may put things into perspective. It is a very helpful resource from Martin Scott outlining the stages of faith and doubt suggested by people like Reverend James Fowler and other research

Approaches to the Bible (Questionnaire)

Approaches to the Bible (Questionnaire)

Dan Boyle

What do you believe? Here is an interesting survey (posted below) that is looking at how we view our approaches to the Bible. The author of the study asks users to help by answering questions such as: 'How do you think m

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Books

An Other Kingdom: Departing the Consumer Culture

An Other Kingdom: Departing the Consumer Culture

Walter Brueggemann

Our seduction into beliefs in competition, scarcity, and acquisition are producing too many casualties. We need to depart a kingdom that creates isolation, polarized debate, an exhausted planet, and violence that comes with the will to empire.