Source: Five Kids Is A Lot Of Kids » 3 Reasons I Quit Loving the Sinner and Hating the Sin Me too. Its a horrible saying, its not in the Bible, and it allows for all kinds of self-righteous smugness that is contrary to how Jesus lived. My little rant being said, this is a […]
Category Archive for 'Jesus the Christ'
How Does “Dying For Our Sins” Work? – Brian Zahnd. On this end of Holy Week, we as Christians speak of the power of the cross and the meaning of Jesus’ death. This is an excellent reflection on the death of Jesus, God Incarnate, and why his death and resurrection matter.
Sacred mystery: Blockbuster ratings for ‘The Bible’ confound Hollywood – Washington Times. Its seems Hollywood and pop culture are confounded when people respond positively to matters of faith, particularly when it is presented respectfully. Like The Passion of the Christ, The Bible seems to have touched a nerve for hope and something deeper than just […]
Until A Better Love | Shaun Groves. This is a great little reflection on the reality that love is hard. Shaun Grove’s experience comes out the adoption of a child and the struggles that such a love entails. But like any artist, he tells and shows it in a remarkable way in this short blog.
Amazing. Got my act together to have all my Holy Week and Easter sermons done so I had time to do a podcast this morning. Its a reflection on the meaning of Easter that comes out of an email I received from a WJP listener about what Easter means. Considering Jesus is on the front […]
Happy Zombie Jesus Day!. Cudos to Central Christian Church in Columbus, GA for the attention getting leap to get non-Christians to think about Easter. Being a zombie movie fan and all the zombie hype right now, proper church people will be offended. People not in church will wonder if resurrection is different from being a […]
Sarcastic Lutheran: Sermon on the worst parable ever.. Matthew 22:1-14 Once more Jesus spoke to them in parables, saying: 2The kingdom of heaven may be compared to a king who gave a wedding banquet for his son. 3He sent his slaves to call those who had been invited to the wedding banquet, but they would […]
Youcef Nadarkhani, Iranian Pastor Faces Execution For Refusing To Recant His Christian Faith. The pastor was found guilty of apostasy last year, and the conviction has been upheld by the Iranian Supreme Court. If carried out, the execution would mark the first time since 1990 that an Iranian pastor was killed for his Christian faith. […]
Posted in American Culture, Death and Dying, Fundamentalism - Preserving 19th Century America For the Future, Heaven, Hell, and Afterlife Pasttimes, Jesus the Christ, Love, Rob Bell and Love Wins, The Organized Church, Wired Jesus Podcast on Apr 25th, 2011
Well, Lent was certainly interesting and perhaps the most interesting part was the continued debate over Rob Bell’s book, Love Wins. While the press coverage is largely done, the debate among pastor people and religious blogs is continuing. During this season when we remembered Jesus suffering, death, and resurrection, one segment of the church focused […]
Posted in Books - Print Is Not Dead Only Different, Fundamentalism - Preserving 19th Century America For the Future, Jesus the Christ, Rob Bell and Love Wins, Will the Real God Please Stand Up? on Apr 6th, 2011
This started on Facebook but a running post here on Wired Jesus might make a better venue for discussion, especially considering my next podcast that is in the works is on the larger issue of the evangelical uproar over the book. Rob has not said anything new, as he says, but I would say the […]