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Rob Bell, Jesus Wasn't "Relevant" and His Church Shouldn't Be Either

Today, I happened upon an article about Rob Bell and his recent remarks to Oprah that the Church will become irrelevant if it continues to cling to the teachings of the Bible. 544 more words

Doctrine vs. Repentance - Which is more important?

Doctrine camps can be like the border battle of ‘The’ Ohio State vs. University of Michigan, or the Vikings vs. the Packers, or the Bears vs. 1,788 more words

Learning to read the Bible differently. (Or how we can find Jesus by give up the need to be correct)

The Bible is probably one of the most misunderstood collection of writings that exists. Personally, I really struggle with it and I’m a Christian. (Yes, despite what you might think I am). 1,015 more words

Spirituality

“The heretics were never dishonest men; they were mistaken men. They should not be thought of as men who were deliberately setting out to go wrong and to teach something that is wrong; they have been some of the most sincere men that the Church has ever known.

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Christianity

"Heaven has extreme vetting"

I saw this church marquis sign today that said, “Heaven had extreme vetting.”

My first thought was, so does that mean no one gets in? Or maybe that if you’re white and male you get an automatic front-of-the-line pass and everyone else has to stand in line and recite Hail Marys and Our Fathers as long as their skin isn’t too dark or they call God, God and not Allah, or Universe, or Ground of Being? 383 more words

Life

#5 of All the Things

Magic Lessons Podcast by Elizabeth Gilbert

When I write blog posts about a podcast, my goal is to give a general overview of the podcast with a focus on one episode.   1,339 more words

Books

Sharing my Faith

Here’s a good question. In the face of someone who knows does not know much about Christianity, how would you share the gospel of Jesus Christ? 994 more words

Ordinary Time