Daily Archives: April 30, 2014

What you should do instead of telling me I need Jesus — love me

Originally posted on The Discerning Christian:
My post yesterday was something of a necessary, calculated rant expressing nearly a decade of frustration. For me and for most of the people commenting on my blog, it was cathartic, putting words to…

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Book Write-Up: Fire from Heaven, by Harvey Cox

Harvey Cox.  Fire from Heaven: The Rise of Pentecostal Spirituality and the Reshaping of Religion in the Twenty-first Century.  Addison-Wesley Publishing Company, 1995. Harvey Cox is a theologian who had taught at Harvard Divinity School.  My more conservative friends saw … Continue reading

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When the Cost is Too High

Originally posted on The Upside Down World:
I knew a Christian man who had an employee who did something dumb and illegal without his knowledge. She was caught and arrested at his place of business. The woman had small children at…

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What I think when you say I haven’t really met Jesus

Originally posted on The Discerning Christian:
Jesus approves of this post. So I get it. You disagree with me about whether I’m a “true” Christian. All my philosophical views and liberal theology rub you the wrong way. I haven’t checked…

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