Monthly Archives: February 2019

Practical Holiness Is Wesleyan Orthodoxy — Mercy Not Sacrifice

Reblogging for future reference: I just spent a three-day Cursillo retreat with mostly older, conservative small-town United Methodists in our very conservative annual conference of Louisiana. It was an incredibly beautiful, life-giving experience, much of which I can’t share. What … Continue reading

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Virtual hell — Triablogue

Hell has fallen on hard times. There are “evangelical universalists” and “evangelical annihilationists”. As interactive video games and virtual reality become increasingly sophisticated, it will be possible to be the “god” of your own virtual world. 221 more words via Virtual … Continue reading

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Is There “No Possibility” That God Exists? Thoughts about Stephen Hawking’s Final Declaration — Roger E. Olson

Is There “No Possibility” That God Exists? Thoughts about Stephen Hawking’s Final Declaration In his last book Brief Answers to Big Questions (Bantam, 2018) physicist Stephen Hawking argued that not only is there no proof of God’s existence but that … Continue reading

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What does it mean to remove a church’s lampstand? — Escape to Reality

Reblogging for future reference: If you wanted to control people using fear and dark threats, you could become a Sith Lord, or you could take the good promises of Jesus, turn them inside out, and use them to terrorize God’s … Continue reading

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Book Plunge: The Christian Delusion Chapter 11 — Deeper Waters

Reblogging for future reference: What do I think of Richard Carrier’s case against the resurrection? Let’s plunge into the Deeper Waters and find out. Richard Carrier’s chapter is here. Remember readers that when you read Richard Carrier, it’s appropriate to … Continue reading

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Fredriksen-Paul, the Judaizer

Originally posted on theoutwardquest:
In Paul, the Pagan’s Apostle, Paula Fredriksen claims Christians have badly misinterpreted Paul beginning in the Patristic period, even more so in the period of imperial orthodoxy following Constantine, and even up to today’s New Perspective.…

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Introverted Evangelism – not an oxymoron!

Originally posted on Enough Light:
It has been a while, but I have blogged twice about introverts and evangelism: Introverted Evangelism -and- The Introverts Strike Back.  See those posts to get the idea, but too often only extroverted evangelism methods…

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