I`m sure you`ve seen the posters on the buses in London or at least have heard about the story and the furore that has gone with it. I suppose we should be thankful that the subject of God and the nature of faith still stirs people to be passionate in this increasingly secular society. But, the Humanist Society and that great self-publicist and lazy theologian Richard Dawkins have got exactly what they expected and wanted. So many Churches and Christians have been jumping up and down saying “how awful” this poster campaign is. They have looked staggeringly like Rabbits caught in the headlights and have managed to add to the preconceptions of people of faith being pharasaical killjoys with no sense of hmuour and a fear of people who disagree with them.
My advice to all those people out there who cherish their faith and are passionate about following a faith journey is stop giving the impression that we need to circle the wagons around us and repel borders. Dip into your pocket, give the “probably no God” campaign a fiver and challenge them to the debate that actually there probably is!