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Origins

The Gospel – Man-Made or Divine?

Isn’t Christianity just another human construct? Isn’t a person’s religion just a matter of geography? Michael Penfold gives evidence in this presentation for the divine origin of Christianity. Tracing the message of the gospel back through Saul of Tarsus – who wrote much of the New Testament – to the bodily resurrection of Jesus Christ,…

Darwin’s Deadly Legacy

Charles Darwin’s theory of evolution has cast a dark shadow over theology, history and morality. Michael Penfold examines the direct and staggeringly negative influence that Darwin’s erroneous ideas have had on the likes of Marx, Lenin, Stalin, Neitzsche and Hitler, and on the tragic course of human history as a result. By way of contrast,…

Who Made God?

There are 4 options for the origin of the universe: 1. The universe is not really here – it’s an illusion. 2. The universe has always been here. 3. The universe created itself from nothing. 4. The universe was created by God. Referencing Romans Ch 1, Michael Penfold makes the case that the existence of…

Does Truth Exist?

At the foundation of everything is Pilate’s question: “What is truth?” That and other truth issues are discussed in this video by Michael Penfold: Is truth knowable? Is truth absolute or relative, subjective or objective? How does the Bible counter the approaches of rationalism, empiricism, pragmatism and relativism? Is the Bible true and is there…

Why Charles Darwin Was Wrong

Taking its title from Darwin’s famous book “On the Origin of Species”, this session examines the question of how thousands of different species of animals, plants, fungi, bacteria and algae came to be? What process developed the eye, ear, hand, knee, liver, kidney, heart and brain (with its 100 billion neurons connected by 100 trillion…

Where Did Life Come From?

One of the vital and fundamental issues that all serious worldviews have to answer is, “Where did life come from?”. Michael Penfold explains that between a living cell and the most highly ordered non-biological system, such as a crystal or snowflake, there is a chasm as vast and absolute as it is possible to conceive…