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Ravi Zacharias | 1946 -2020

“The death of a beloved is an amputation.”         – C.S. Lewis, A Grief Observed Contemplating a world without Ravi Zacharias brings on a terrible sadness. As someone whose craft is words of eternal meaning, in a shadowy moment like this, language seems too blunt a tool to bare my heart. The Apostle […]

A Christian Response to Eco-anxiety

While it is good to be grieved at the destruction of our natural world, it is never good to be anxious.  The Scriptures are replete with passages exhorting us to stand firm and not succumb to fear. So, how should Christians respond to our ecological crisis, and the eco-anxiety it often causes?

Seven Questions that Define Your World, Part 2

Christianity has answers for the big questions of life, such as ‘why we are here?’, ‘what is real?’, and ‘what happens after death?’. In this article we will take a deeper look at the Christian faith, and how it answers questions such as these.


Coronavirus, Show-Stopper or Conversation Starter?

While death is universal, the way different people think of it is worldviews apart. As Christians, we have a certain perspective on death and hope. But how does this worldview affect ourselves and our conversations in the current coronavirus climate?

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COVID-19 and the Problem of Evil

As Covid-19 spreads around the planet, religious people everywhere will be asking themselves the same question. If the universe is supervised by a loving God, why are such horrible things allowed to happen? After all, if God is all-powerful, he could stop a pandemic; and if he is all-good, he would surely want to. Our unease is only intensified as places of worship worldwide are shut down. The religious suddenly find themselves unable to seek God in the way they believe He has commanded them to—and at precisely the time they need Him the most.