Category Archives: Reformation

Does Jesus poison everything?

The late great atheist, Christopher Hitchens, said that religion poisons everything (God Is Not Great: How Religion Poisons Everything) “…organized religion is “violent, irrational, intolerant, allied to racism, tribalism, and bigotry, invested in ignorance and hostile to free inquiry, contemptuous … Continue reading

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Religion vs. following Jesus

Religion is about us inviting God into our life; following Jesus is about Him inviting us into His life. I don’t believe in religion.

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Deconstructing deconstruction

As we approach the 500th anniversary of the Reformation this October, it’s appropriate to talk about the present reformation we’re in. Luther’s reformation represented a major deconstruction of the Church’s soteriology. The current reformation is challenging many traditionally held beliefs about the atonement, grace, … Continue reading

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Jesus’ Subversive Kingdom – Part Four

It should be of interest to us that we never hear Jesus say, “Repeat this prayer after Me and you’ll be saved.” He simply said, “Follow Me.” Our life in Christ is just that…a new and very different life than the one we … Continue reading

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Jesus’ Subversive Kingdom – Part Two

Jesus’ first message was “The time has come, and God’s kingdom is near. Change the way you think and act, and believe the Good News.” (Mark 1:15 GV *) The time had come for the “Kingdom of the heavens” (as Matthew puts … Continue reading

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Sonshift Study – Chapter Four

This is the fifth week of our discussion on my book, Sonshift: Everything Changes in the Father’s Embrace.” Today, we’ll be looking at chapter four titled, “Theology Shift.” Each Monday, I give a brief overview of a chapter from my book, followed … Continue reading

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Jesus Christ: Savior of the world – Part One

Jesus Christ is not just savior of the human soul; He’s the savior of the world. He’s not just a personal savior; He’s the savior of the kosmos. But what does the New Testament mean by “world?” And that’s the only … Continue reading

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