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Advent and the Quest for the Perfect Christmas - Luke 1

Let me begin, good friends, by addressing you in the same way that the anonymous gospel storyteller that we know as Luke addressed his congregation, for I trust that each one of you are indeed “Theophilus”. 2,103 more words

Progressive Theology

All Saints - Giving thanks for the Divine in One-another!

All Saints’ Day is a day for remembering.  The word saint simply means “holy”. In the New Testament, all those who believe and were baptized were referred to as saints. 1,349 more words

Progressive Theology

The Great Shut-Down

I have seen as well what this article details, people no longer care about eschatology or discernment, they just want to hear positive things.

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Signs Of The Times

He’s a Superstar Pastor. She Worked for Him and Says He Groped Her Repeatedly

We have seen this in the past and there are two major errors that lead to this kind of conduct: 1. Raising a pastor up to be a CEO Superstar type of figure who becomes immune to oversight. 2,281 more words

Signs Of The Times

A Problem with Justice

He was one of those lean, sallow types, soft-spoken and unexcitable, a disposition many today would call “laid-back” or “casual” (he seemed to walk and talk in slow motion), and what young, gullible Christians would applaud as evidence of the Christ-like virtue of holiness, because he did speak softly and loftily in Gandhian abstractions and with some intensity about the ideals of love and justice, and his hair, a retro-70s look (picture Davy Jones of the Monkees), identified him thankfully as a rebel. 416 more words

Emerging Church

Eternal NOW! - BRUNCHtalks 4

Can a first century understanding of Hell and Heaven free Christianity from its obsession with the next life and our cultural nonsense about heaven and hell? 41 more words

Progressive Theology

I Am Not a Christian! I Aspire to Be a Christian! - BRUNCHtalks 3

In our third BRUNCHtalks, we continue to explore what it means to be “Progressive in Approach: Christ-like in action!” Focusing upon a progressive approach to Christianity, we look to the Way of Jesus to reveal ways of being Christian in the 21st century.

Progressive Theology