What’s So Wrong with Calling the Church to End its Temple-ish Behavior?

*This is an updated post from March 2015* “The “temple model grants extraordinary power to sacred men in sacred places who determine the meaning of sacred texts.” (sarcasm) Andy Stanley The megachurch pastor was passionate about taking the Church back to what he feels Jesus called it to be, or better yet forward to what […]

To Hell With Discipleship?

“Any interpretation of the afterlife that negates evangelism & discipleship in this life is erroneous & egregious.” That’s what I tweeted earlier today after yet another discussion about the afterlife, hell, salvation, etc. As Dallas Willard states; “Scripture tells us that “it is not his will that any should perish.” But he does permit it. […]

Scoffers and Mockers and End Times, Oh My!

Every time situations like Syria arise, there is an equal and proportionate rise in discussions about the end times. Look at this quote from the book, A Tale of Two Cities – “It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was the age of wisdom, it was the age of […]