Jesus Was Wrong

 

Sunday morning sermons, Bible studies, personal devotions, they're all a waste of time. Why? Because these sorts of activities try to teach us about the peculiar sort of life Jesus called his followers to live. While that may sound like a good and important endeavor, it's really a waste of time because the truth is Jesus was wrong about a lot of things he...
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Jesus Doesn’t Want To Be A Part Of Your Life

   

The particular words we choose to use have meaning and that meaning matters. A few weeks ago I tried to highlight this issue in a post about the go to evangelism pitch "Jesus loves you just the way you are". As I said in that post, we toss that phrase around without really thinking through what those words actually, or perhaps I should say literally,...
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Forget Healing The Sick, Cindy Jacobs Can Raise The Dead

    If Todd Bentley kicks you in the face too hard, you may need Cindy Jacobs to come to your aid. Why? Because Mrs. Jacobs claims she can raise the dead. You know, the thing that's always confused me about these "miracle workers" is why they don't hang out at hospitals, or in the case of Cindy Jacobs, funeral homes, all the time. I mean, if it was me and I had the ability to cure the...
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Let’s Disqus Something

    I've got a new commenting platform! Ok, I realize that's not very exciting, but I think you'll like it, especially when there are posts like this one where the amount of comments can be overwhelming. Disqus (pronounced "discuss") is a fantastic commenting platform many of you are probably already familiar with. What makes it great on a really basic level is that is helps organize...
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Water Into Wine, Sinners Into Saints

    It's crunch time for me. My program at Yale starts in just a couple of weeks and the manuscript for my book is due in just over two months. Writing is going well, but needless to say I'm trying to get as much of the book finished as I can before classes start at the end of the month. As part of that effort, a...
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Stephen Colbert Weighs In On Chick-Fil-A Controversy

    As I'm sure many of you are, I'm pretty burned out from all the back and forth about Chick-Fil-A. However, as is so often the case, Stephen Colbert's take on all the chicken craziness was just too funny not to share. So, I'm giving Colbert the last word on the fast food insanity. Enjoy.

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Forget Church Softball, How About Church Pro Wrestling?

    Last year I reviewed Nathan Clarke's fantastic documentary Wrestling For Jesus. If you haven't seen the film, I highly recommend that you check it out. Well, apparently a church in Ohio must have seen Nathan's film because they've decided to forgo the traditional church softball league in order to start a Christian professional wrestling association instead.  

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Todd Bentley Is Face Kicking For Jesus

If you're not familiar with Todd Bentley, then you're in for a treat. That is, if treats make you sick to your stomach and embarrassed to be a Christian. There are plenty of fraudulant faith healers out there, but none as ridiculous, or dangerous, as Bentley. In the past, Bentley has claimed to cure cancer by punching people in the chest. Now, he's stirring up controversy across the pond with claims that God told him to kick...
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