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Tell Me What You’re Living For. No, Really.

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In my Internet travels, I come across many a God-revering individual who doesn’t believe in a bodily resurrection. That is, most of these folks do not believe in any kind of a conscious afterlife. I can’t help but think that people who are just fine with a few decades of human frailty and struggle before lights out, must have a freaking great Disney Life. Even at its best, life is full of hardships (in my experience). Is there any real evidence of of an afterlife or is that just wishful thinking? Come find out…

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King of War or Prince of Peace?

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Back in my church daze (pun intended), I used to serve the Jesus who was coming back to earth as a vengeful warrior, ready to strike down entire nations with a cold-blooded sword (Rev. 19). Such was his blood-thirsty pursuit, he even wore a robe dripping blood from his grizzly massacre of the masses. These days I’m getting reacquainted with a different (better!) Jesus. Come find out more about the real Jesus!

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The Lie in Religious Self-Denial

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The call of the average Christian life is all about giving up and sacrificing one’s desires—often times our greatest desires and passions—to a bitter death on a cross with Jesus. It’s really pretty depressing, the thought of giving up what you love most…forever. It’s easy to see why so many Christians feel more like victims instead of victors. This used to be my story…

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Pastor Suggests, “Jesus Died for Nothing”

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If Jesus’s death will ultimately benefit everyone, does that cheapen grace? Was his death for nothing? Come find out…

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Allowing the Questions

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For most of us worldwide who have come to the firm conclusion that God, like any loving parent, would never destroy or punish most of His own children forever, there is somewhat of a similar “formula” that we have gone through to arrive at this place. It goes something like this…

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The Doctrine of Hell Breeds Arrogance

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As I look back at my old self who once believed in hell, I realize how many terrible consequences such a false doctrine has had on me and even all of mankind. One such consequence is pride and arrogance. I can easily think of at least three important expressions of arrogance that arise from such a doctrine. Find out what they are…

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