Krish and Rachel

God, the World and Stuff: the Existence of God

Is God real?

  • Issues
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Does God exist? How can you know? What is God like? Do Christians worship one God or three? RE:quest caught up with theologian Dr. Krish Kandiah and asked him what he thinks.

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In the beginning…

What does Genesis 1 say about how the world was created?

  • Bible
  • Timeline
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Iona Pilgrimage Walk

What do you see on the pilgrimage walk?

  • People
  • Timeline

For centuries, Christians have visited the Scottish island of Iona. Discover some of the key pilgrimage sites here.

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Prayer

What is Christian prayer?

  • Life
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What kind of picture do you have when you hear the word ‘prayer’? Have you ever prayed? What did you pray about? Why did you pray? For many Christians, prayer is just the name they give to speaking to God. It includes listening and thinking, […]

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The Church of England

What is life like in the Anglican Church?

  • Life
  • Video gallery

The Church of England – also called the Anglican Church – has a long history. Its buildings which are used for worship on Sundays can date back hundreds of years. But despite its age, there is a lot of life and activity in the church […]

Prodigal Lost Son

Parables: The Lost Son

  • Jesus
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‘The Lost (or Prodigal) Son’ is a very famous parable. It is the last of three parables Jesus tells about ‘lost’ things – first a sheep, then a coin, then finally a child. In the parable, the father represents God. The son represents the people […]

John’s Prologue

What does this passage from John’s gospel suggest about Jesus?

  • Jesus
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John’s Prologue

What does this passage from John’s gospel suggest about Jesus?

  • Jesus
  • Text

John chapter 1 is very often known as ‘John’s Prologue’. A prologue is an opening or introduction to a bigger piece of work. In a play, the prologue is often a dramatic recitation given by the narrator that will help the audience know what to […]

John’s Prologue – analysis

What was remarkable about Jesus' arrival on earth 2000 years ago?

  • Jesus
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John’s Prologue – analysis

What was remarkable about Jesus' arrival on earth 2000 years ago?

  • Jesus
  • Text

The opening verses of John’s gospel is designed to paint the big picture of Jesus – who he was, what he came to do, and what it means for all people. Read the passage and comments below, and reflect on some of the questions for […]

Independent Church

What is life like in an Independent Church?

  • Life
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Independent Church

What is life like in an Independent Church?

  • Life
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‘Independent’ really means ‘non-denominational’, because it doesn’t belong to some of the older denominations like the Anglican, Methodist or Baptist church. However, lots of churches belong to larger groups like New Frontiers International, or Vineyard. Independent churches might have their own building, but a lot […]

The Free Church of Scotland

What is worship like?

  • Life
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The Free Church of Scotland

What is worship like?

  • Life
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The Free Church of Scotland has around 100 congregations all over Scotland and approximately 12,500 people attend worship each week. The Church is “Presbyterian”, which means that decisions are made by a board of elders who are chosen from the congregation. It is Reformed, which means […]

Believer’s Blog

My life in the Orthodox Church

  • Life
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Believer’s Blog

My life in the Orthodox Church

  • Life
  • Text

“I go to an Orthodox Church. When I come into the church I make the sign of the cross because I am entering the house of God. I then go and kiss the icons and light candles by them. Icons are pictures which stand for, […]

Believer’s Blog: Living in an Unjust World

'What do justice and mercy really look like?'

  • Issues
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Believer’s Blog: Living in an Unjust World

'What do justice and mercy really look like?'

  • Issues
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In our guest blog, our friends from the International Justice Mission offer their thoughts on the world’s biggest problems – and how they are trying to solve them. “According to the United Nations, 4 billion people worldwide live outside the protection of the law. That means their […]

Easter

What makes this festival so special?

  • Festivals
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Easter

What makes this festival so special?

  • Festivals
  • Text

What springs to mind when you hear the word ‘Easter’? Bunnies? Hot cross buns? Gooey creme eggs? Easter is one of the most special times in the year for Christians – and very little of it has to do with chocolate! ‘Easter’ is a season […]

Unfinished – Who was Jesus?

The High Priest's view of Jesus

  • Festivals
  • Video
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Unfinished – Who was Jesus?

The High Priest's view of Jesus

  • Festivals
  • Video

In this modern retelling of a biblical story – the ‘high priest’ reflects back on the trial of Jesus. Who was Jesus? Was there reason to have him crucified? Were they right to have him killed? Was Jesus’ death the end or was there still […]

God, the World and Stuff: the Cross

Why is Jesus' death so significant?

  • Issues
  • Video
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God, the World and Stuff: the Cross

Why is Jesus' death so significant?

  • Issues
  • Video

How can an event that happened 2000 years ago many miles way make a difference to anybody’s life today? RE:quest spoke to theologian Dr. Krish Kandiah about what makes Jesus’ death on the cross such an important part of Christian belief.

  • Issues
  • Video
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God, the World and Stuff: The Bible

Is the Bible true?

  • Issues
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Is the Bible true? What does true even mean? Is the Bible trustworthy? RE:quest spoke to the President of the London School of Theology, Dr. Krish Kandiah, to hear his perspective on these questions.