Okay,  continuing our mini-series on the Tower of Babel, we delve today into the inconsistencies within the narrative as they relate to God’s omnipotence and His love for His Creation. (If you missed last week’s post, you can catch up by clicking here). In the Bible, the account reads: ‘Now the whole world had one […]

As we reach the end of this mini-series on Noah, I am reminded of the quote by LP Hartley in his book ‘The Go-Between’ in which he observes that “The past is a foreign country: they do things differently there.” So too, the world of Noah and others of that time. Indeed, for ourselves, like most […]

I’m not quite sure why but it seems many believers have a theologically compromised position in their defence of God. Possibly because they believe the bald reading of scripture or consider God to be capable of both good and evil. So much so that they end up portraying the Divine in the worst possible light […]

Okay, so where are we in the story? Well, at the end of Chapter 7 in the Book of Genesis we are told that ‘only Noah was left, and those with him in the ark.’ Then in chapter 8 it continues: ‘But God remembered Noah and all the wild animals and the livestock that were […]

What might christians do in response to global warming? Following on from the last post we consider how – if God gives stewardship of the planet to humans and global warming occurs – it might be beyond the Divine to intervene and abrogate the mess that we have created for ourselves. True, nothing is impossible […]

As I write this post, the issue of global warming is dominating news headlines. Given that temperature rise relates to human activity around the earth, it is fair to conclude that whatever happens in the future will be because of humans. And, if we believe God has given humans stewardship of the earth and its […]