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On Why Jesus Could've Used A Mentos

The team from Crackers & Grape Juice recently spent an afternoon interviewing Brian Zahnd (founder and lead pastor of Word of Life Church, a nondenominational congregation in St. 90 more words

New Testament

Penal Substitution and the Pacifists

Isaiah 53:5 says that “He was crushed for our iniquities.” On the ordinary and prevailing (evangelical) reading of this passage, what v. 5 expresses is this truth: 700 more words

Bible & Theology

Forgiveness as a Political Act

The national party conventions have now ended, and outside of a few oddities, we saw pretty much what we expected to see: lots of pageantry, lots of bloviating, and the unsurprising confirmation of Trump and Clinton as their respective parties’ candidates.   1,490 more words


Water to Wine...

I recently received, read, and would highly recommend Brian Zahnd’s Water to Wine:  Some of My Story.  A few of my favorite quotes have been posted on… 22 more words

Three books to look out for in 2017

1) Bruxy Cavey, Reunion: The Good News of Jesus for Seekers, Saints, and Sinners (May 9, 2017)

I’m excited for this one because I anticipate that it will be a clear, simple explanation of the Gospel, which would be a big help for discipleship. 363 more words

Vive la Révolution!


Vive la Révolution!
Brian Zahnd

Pagan astrologers read it in the stars — a new king of the Jews had been born. 930 more words


Brian Zahnd - Christian Certitude: A Disaster Waiting to Happen

Do you love your faith so little that you have never battled a single fear lest your faith should not be true? Where there are no doubts, no questions, no perplexities, there can be no growth. 827 more words