What are the fewest degrees of separation we can manage before we connect with Jesus, at least as directly as possible?
To induce fear that eternal damnation awaits those who believe differently is a patently un-Jesus-like thing to do.
It is unlikely any of the Gospels were written by authors who actually heard what he said or witnessed what he did.
It is unlikely that any of the Gospels were written by authors who actually heard what Jesus said or saw what he did.
We can make disciples of Jesus without converting them to today's Christianity.
The Hijacking of Christianity, Part 4 And whenever you pray, do not be like the hypocrites; for they love to stand and pray in the synagogues and at the street corners, so that they may be seen by others…But whenever you pray, go into your room and shut the door and pray to your Father … Continue reading The Hijacking of Christianity, Part 4
The Bible's overriding message moves from slavery to freedom, misery to joy, woundedness to wholeness, crucifixion to resurrection...
The Christian West has tended more towards thinking about Christianity than embodying Christianity.
We in the Christian West have tended more towards thinking about Christianity than embodying Christianity...