Sermons on Cynics, Skeptics and Atheists

Sermons on Cynics, Skeptics and Atheists

Don’t Talk to Me About Religion (41 min)

Terry Halpin grew up nominally Roman Catholic but gave up religion in his youth to enjoy himself in the pleasures of the world. In his early 30’s, a close friend of Terry’s became a Christian. Terry set out to convince him that he had been deceived…only to become convinced from the Bible that evolution is a lie and that the gospel is the truth! (Testimony given in Chalfont St Peter Gospel Hall, 31st Dec 2023)

I Had a Sense of Emptiness (13 min)

Growing up in Nova Scotia, Canada, Rick Morse had a sense of emptiness. Early on he researched the philosophies of the world looking for the answer to life. He tried looking at various religions and cults. Then he turned to atheism, and finally to drugs, but nothing satisfied. Nothing made any sense. Until he heard the gospel. Reading the first 5 chapters of the book of Romans twice over brought him to repentance and faith. (Testimony given in Canada, 12th…

“What is Life All About?” (29 min)

He called himself an “antichrist”, his god was rock ‘n’ roll, and he was addicted to drink, drugs and cigarettes…but every now and then, Malaysian born Christian-mocking atheist John See, would wonder to himself, “What is life all about?”. John’s journey took many twists and turns but finally, incredibly, through the words of that famous hymn “How Great Thou Art”, he discovered the greatest truth in the universe, that “Jesus died for a sinner like me”! John and his wife…

If there’s a God, why is there all the suffering in the world? (19 min)

Born in 1948 in “industrial Scotland” (Govan, Glasgow), Matt Reid left School at 15 to become an apprentice in the Glasgow shipyards. His Presbyterian upbringing quickly fell away as Matt got into drink and drugs and soon became a hardened foul-mouthed cynic, very bitter against God. His reasoning? – “If there’s a God why is there all the suffering in the world?” He had a strong antipathy towards organised religion. That was his “pet peeve”. Emigrating to Canada, Matt ended…

Is it “Him” or “Me”? (15 min)

Once an atheistic scientist, but now a scientist who believes in Christ, Geoffrey Guile has a story to tell of the providence of God in his conversion. Raised as a Roman Catholic and expected to regularly go to confession and the Mass, Geoffrey’s belief in God crumbled at Secondary School and University as he learnt about and imbibed Darwin’s theory of evolution. By the time he left University with a science degree he was a thorough-going atheist. However, God worked…

A Long Journey to Salvation (18 min)

John Hurley tells how he was saved in 2008 in his fifties after a long journey from Sunday School, to Marxism, heavy metal music, through a number of churches to eventual salvation in Christ (Message preached 5th April 2009)