Twenty years ago, Christianity was under fire because it was thought to be unscientific, and consequently untrue. Today, Christianity is widely rejected, not because it was critically examined and found wanting, but merely because it claims to be true

Jim Leffel

Words of Wisdom

Grace That Liberates Me

Grace That Liberates Me

Emma Scrivener

Eating disorders are you see, profoundly religious. In this model however, sin is caloric and I take the punishment on my own body. The context for recovery is therefore not just more works (whether incentives or threats) but grace: the grace that liberates me from yet another system of self-improvement. The grace of Jesus says I can’t fix myself...

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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

The Jesus I Never Knew

The Jesus I Never Knew

Philip Yancey

Philip Yancey helps reveal what two thousand years of history covered up. What happens when a respected Christian journalist decides to put his preconceptions aside and take a long look at the Jesus described in the Gospels? How does the Jesus of the New Testament compare to the 'new, rediscovered' Jesus--or even the Jesus we think we know so well?

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