The Book of Amos

Discussing Theology, History & Life

The Easter Story Had No Eyewitnesses (Alive to Comment About It)

Why have we not checked out the evidence before? How old were the eyewitnesses and when did they die out by? The answer is uncomfortable for many...


Fiendishly Fun Christmas Quiz 2017

Only 7% of the population can get these 12 Christmas questions right - can *you*?

Hey There Jesus! We’ll Just Laugh Along Because We Know That None of Them Have Felt This Way…

Part 3 - Many faiths evade the dirty word that “religion” has become. Why? And more importantly, which religious lover / brother / parent should you pick?

Overly Attached Jesus: A Blueprint for an Unhealthy Marriage

Part 2 - You may wish to reconsider a 'relationship with Jesus'; biblically, it's not pretty.

Are You Madly in Love With Jesus?

Part 1 - There exists an enormous gulf between a ‘relationship with Jesus’ and a normal human relationship.

Evidence of Absence (of Early Christian Unity)

Early Christians did not agree on 'who Jesus was and what he did'. Proto-orthodox believers actively destroyed the record of this diversity.

So Much Death. What Can Men Do Against Such Reckless Hate?

After numerous terrorist attacks in the UK and elsewhere, here's a reflection on religion, community and peace after joining some Muslim friends for an Iftar meal during Ramadan. We can all make peace in our lives, the lives of others, and the life of the world.

Do Not Lower Your Safeguard – Concerns I Have with Soul Survivor

Having gone 5 times, 3 of those as a volunteer, Soul Survivor has serious welfare and protection issues. This is standard for much of evangelical youth work.

Eden, Etiology & Ethnogenesis: How Smart People Read Genesis

Genesis is long (32k+ words), multi-authored, fascinating, literarily excellent, and yet provocatively racist.

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