Response to an aetheist – I

I read an article the other day, Ricky Gervais, Why I’m an Aetheist. I can’t verify whether Ricky Gervais actually wrote the post, but regardless, I can recommend it. It’s been a long time since I’ve read a calm and balanced proclamation of “non-faith”. Usually people spew a lot of anger and bible verses taken…

Why? Answer: Why?

A few years ago, I had the honour of experiencing one of my nephews in arguably the most awesome phase of life, the Why phase. It didn’t matter what the conversation was about, it would always be interrupted with a “Why?”. Typically, some adult would give an appropriate answer, which would be followed by another…

Out with the old, in with the new

I’m reading the book of Jeremiah at the moment. Oh boy, what a lot to take in. A short synopsis: Israel has turned away from God and he sends the Assyrians to invade and destroy the land and take the people away as slaves. It has the potential to be a very depressing read –…