I have had a few comments about my experience of moving out of faith that has essentially been, 'So, what is the big deal?'. When this has happened online, it's usually fine and I find it really helpful as a tool to remind myself that I am a minority, having spent years preparing for ministry … Continue reading So, what is the big deal?
This was a fascinating read. I am not going to pretend to have understood everything within this book, I also haven't read a fair few of the footnotes (over half the book is footnotes), but the general idea is fascinating and will have me thinking for years to come. Mr Harris makes the argument that … Continue reading Book Review: The Moral Landscape
I often call myself a 'default doubter', finding that I traverse the side of scepticism far more easily than I travel the side of belief. As someone who was raised in a Christian family, I am sure you can imagine, this has caused a fair few challenges over the years. Christians all too often turn … Continue reading Book Review: Gunning for God
A story in the journey. I have spoken a lot about God, but that kinda figures right? Having said all I have, I am still fairly sure that I have not introduced you to the God I believed in. Thinking it through, it might be helpful for you to know what I experience and thus … Continue reading Who was my God?
It is fair to say that humans, more often than not, prefer comfort over discomfort. We have evolved to seek safety and security, rather that wanting to go into hostile environments that could threaten our well being. We need to survive in order to reproduce - that is how the continuation of our species works. … Continue reading Comfort