Evangelism is NOT about GOING to heaven or hell, but about being BROUGHT into Christ’s Kingdom

Any evangelism that has as its expressed objective to “get its audience to heaven” or and evangelist who holds out the prospect of proverbial “pot of gold at the end of a Gospel rainbow,” in whatever terminology it is couched, must immediately be viewed with deep suspicion. Regrettably all too many evangelists have fallen victim to an approach […]

‘But as Many as Received Him’… Did Ali?

“Jesus came to the world, and though the world was made through him, the world did not recognize him. He came to his own people, but his own people did not receive him. Yet to all who did receive him, to those who believed in his name, he gave the right to become children of God…” […]

What are God's Doctrinal Deal-Breakers?

A couple of days ago, I posted this article; “Doctrinal Deal-Breakers Dissociative Disorder in The Church.” It opens up a conversation about perceived and justifiable reasons to dissociate with other Christian believers over doctrinal issues. Feel free to read that short post before continuing… This is the second part and primarily focuses on the relationship […]

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. […]