The danger of seeking God comes when the picture or conception of God we have formulated is inaccurate. If we have created an image of God built around little more than our own psychological projections, contemporary philosophical assumptions, or religious persuasions, maybe we need to take a step back and reflect on another picture. For instance, […]
“If your first concern is to look after yourself, you’ll never find yourself. But if you forget about yourself and look to me, you’ll find both yourself and me” (Matthew 10:39 – Jesus Christ). This idea flies in the face of what has become an all to common belief in our world. We all suffer […]
May Jesus always be the Center of everything. Jesus is absolutely in the middle If you want to know who God is, look at Jesus If you want to know what it means to be human, look at Jesus If you want to know what love is, look at Jesus If you want to know […]
Here is a great short post from Greg Boyd as well to add to the video above. Eight arguments for the reality of the resurrection. Share widely! He is risen! Has has risen indeed!
In this short clip, Alan Hirsch discusses the difference between the church as communitas, not community. A communitas is a church steeped and driven by mission, not ministry. As a result, it isn’t afraid to take risks as it moves towards the future with an honest sense of adventure and creativity; qualities that often don’t […]
Delightful, beautiful and full of hope. One day, God will wipe away every tear from our eyes and renew the world as it should be.
What is the goal of the gospel? Fame? Prestige? Large churches? Converts? Heaven? Happy marriages? Large homes? Cottages? Actually, none of the above. In this short video, Skye Jethani explains what the actual goal of the gospel is. You may be surprised with his answer. Maybe not.
The subject of inter-religious and non-religious dialogue normally conjures up images of battle, debate and intense forms of argumentation. Even for those who claim to represent Christianity, hostility, rather than hospitality, usually describes our method of persuasion. In this video from Brian McLaren, he asks a number of important questions about how we normally conduct […]
Click here to watch the video clip from Brian McLaren entitled Confidence and Slippery Slopes I deeply appreciate Brian’s ideas around how we learn as students/disciples of Jesus Christ. Students never believe they know it all or that they know nothing at all. Instead, they are constantly moving forward, learning new things along the way. […]
Here is a video interview with Dr. Roger Olson concerning his latest book Against Calvinism. As always, Dr. Olson provides a great overview of the current debate between Calvinism and Arminianism within Evangelical theology. Interview with Dr. Olson – From Assemblies of God TV