PODCAST SERIES: Faith in the Time of Corona

As the globe experiences a pandemic unlike anything in our recent history, the first wave of coronavirus infections is moving towards a peak, coinciding with some of the world’s most sacred religious festivals and celebrations; the Jewish Passover, the Christian Holy Week and Easter and the Muslim festival of Ramadan. In times of suffering and uncertainty, it is often religious …

Peter Rollins chats about Easter with Sam Bloore in an Irish Pub

When Northern Irish philosopher, theologian, and author Peter Rollins visited New Zealand, Sam Bloore grabbed the chance to sit down with him for an interview. And where better than in an Irish pub? Sam and Peter’s chat covered all sorts including the death of God, the nature of sin and why we should appreciate Good Friday regardless of our faith …

Wm. Paul Young articulates the lies we believe about God

During our Good Friday morning programme on Newstalk ZB, Sam & Julia Bloore interviewed Wm. Paul Young, Canadian author of the novels The Shack, Cross Roads and Eve. For those of us who have grown up in a religious environment, sometimes positive affirmations have been heard so often that they became meaningless. In this thought, William explores the “lies we …