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In Pursuit of I Am

“If you would be a real seeker after truth, it is necessary that at least once in your life you doubt, as far as possible, all things.” ―René Descartes

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On Being Christian

Christ of Heaven and Hell

"Faith is not primarily about the doctrines in your head, but about who you trust to make you safe and give you abundant life." Brian Zahnd

Neighbor

My pastor told the following story yesterday in church: In a small town a few years ago an unmarried, young woman became pregnant. Her parents were devastated and kicked her out saying, "We cannot allow sin to live in our... Continue Reading →

Beyond a Theology of Terror

The Word of Life Church with Brian Zahnd: Beyond a Theology of Terror My thoughts on this podcast: Many of you, like me, grew up with or were first introduced to the Gospel with the message that God sent his son... Continue Reading →

What if the books in the Old and New Testaments had never been formally amassed into The Bible we have today? Could we still be Christians, even without the Bible?

Thought Experiment: Heaven

Imagine if tomorrow we found out conclusively, through divine revelation, that there was no heaven and there was no hell. Instead, after we die, we simply ceased to exist. Would you still be a Christian? Would there still be a... Continue Reading →

Mere Christianity

Lewis says that "It is no good asking for a simple religion, after all, real things are not simple." In particular, Lewis talks about Christ's death as an event we cannot possibly hope to fully understand. As Christians, we know... Continue Reading →

On Being Pro-Life

"So God created mankind in his own image, in the image of God he created them; male and female he created them." Genesis 1:27 (NIV) "The concept of the sanctity of life is the belief that all human beings, at any and every... Continue Reading →

On Being Christian, part 2

Growing up, my understanding of Christianity went something like this: God created humanity perfect, but with freewill. In the Garden, God told Adam and Eve they could eat anything they wanted except the fruit from a certain tree, the Tree... Continue Reading →

On Being Christian

What does it mean to be a Christian? How do you become a Christian? What does it look like to be a Christian? What are Christians supposed to do or not do? These are some of the questions I’ve been... Continue Reading →

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