The trouble with christianity

At Hope Church, we’ve been listening to our friends who prefer a long lie on Sunday mornings to find out what their honest objections are to Christianity. We've put together a series of talks to consider the eight most common difficulties. The audio from these talks are available below.

 

The afterlife is farfetched and irrelevant

12.04.09 - Andy Merrick
Your view of the afterlife/eternal life affects how you live now. If you think death is the end then you either live only for now...
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Q&A -  Andy and a panel hold a question & answer session after the meeting.
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Christianity has been disproved by science

19.04.09 - Eric Cairns

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Q&A -  Eric and a panel hold a question & answer session after the meeting.
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The Bible cannot possibly be true

26.04.09 - Andy Merrick

In this session we examined 2 issues 1) can we trust the Bible Historically and 2) Can we trust it culturally

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Q&A -  Andy and a panel hold a question & answer session after the meeting.
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Christianity is too restrictive; I want to find my own way

03.05.09 - Phil Ford

Phil talks about how many today see Christianity’s absolute truth claims to be offensive and/or dangerous.

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Q&A -  Phil and a panel hold a question & answer session after the meeting.
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Christianity is judgemental about gays and prejudiced about women

10.05.09 - Andy Merrick

There are plenty of examples of Christianity being judgemental and prejudice Andy talks about how Jesus was different.

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Q&A -  Andy and a panel hold a question & answer session after the meeting.
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God Cannot be Good when the World is Full of Suffering

17.05.09 - Phil Ford

Phil Discusses The fact of suffering undoubtedly constitutes the single greatest challenge to the Christian faith

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Christianity is to blame for wars and sectarianism.

24.05.09 - Andy Merrick

Andy talks about how religion can cause conflict, and how Jesus was against religion.

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Q&A -  Andy and a panel hold a question & answer session after the meeting.
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When there are so many religions, why should I believe any of them?

31.05.09 - Andy Merrick

Andy talks about the differences between faiths, and how a "don't know" position is still faith. 

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Q&A -  Andy and a panel hold a question & answer session after the meeting.
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