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 […]
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Are Christians Scheming Swindlers? – Bible Study and the Christian Life. Another fascinating article that I want to come back to and say more. However, this Kierkegaard quote sums it up. Søren Kierkegaard, the nineteenth-century Danish philosopher, commented on this disconnect between belief and practice, “The matter is quite simple. The bible is very easy […]
Posted in American Culture, Bible, Fundamentalism - Preserving 19th Century America For the Future, Generations - Guttenbergers vs. Googlers, Homosexuality, Postmodern Perspectives, The Organized Church on Apr 21st, 2014
“Gays,” the “American Church,” and 2 Severed Relationships – Jer Swigart. There is a fascinating conversation emerging among Evangelicals, an increasingly Millenial/GenX rejection of Boomer evangelicalism that is resulting in a rethinking of the viability of Protestant Christianity in its North American form. Triggered most recently by the World Vision fiasco, Jer is on target […]
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 […]
Posted in Bible, Culture Wars, Fundamentalism - Preserving 19th Century America For the Future, Heaven, Hell, and Afterlife Pasttimes, Oh My! on May 23rd, 2012
Rachel Held Evans | “All right, then, I’ll go to hell”. Well, once again leave it to Rachel Held Evans to offer some moving insights into the ongoing cultural and theological within the church regarding homosexuality. Denominnations, mainline and otherwise are continue to take the reality of homosexuality and turn it into a generational turf […]
Letter to a 12-Year-Old Girl About the Eternal Destiny of Those Who Have Not Heard the Gospel – Sorry, kid, they’re gonna burn, probably like your mommy and daddy.
Posted in American Culture, Bible, Fundamentalism - Preserving 19th Century America For the Future, Heaven, Hell, and Afterlife Pasttimes, Love, Rob Bell and Love Wins, Suffering - When Bad Things Happen to Anyone, Will the Real God Please Stand Up? on May 18th, 2012
Letter to a 12-Year-Old Girl About the Eternal Destiny of Those Who Have Not Heard the Gospel – Desiring God. Letter From John Piper to a 12-Year-Old Girl About the Eternal Destiny of Those Who Have Not Heard the Gospel Sorry, kid, they’re gonna burn. Nothing like kindly, TV evangelist, John Piper, telling a 12 year […]
it’s all one thing: Stephen Fry on being offended, plus Penn & Teller. Great blog post with a couple of video clips on one of the great banes and logical fallacies of American culture – the statement “I am offended by that.” This Stephen Fry quote and poster has gone viral and I think that […]
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.
Andrew Sullivan: Christianity in Crisis – The Daily Beast. A lengthy but excellent observation of the state of North American Christianity. Despite the reach of American culture and megachurch outreach, the growth of Protestant churches in Africa and Roman Catholicism in South American is different from here. North American Christianity is at a point of […]
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 […]