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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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Maybe God is a Gay Black Woman

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Someone posted on my FB wall this week, “If God is fair, He will show up someday as a Gay Black Woman.” I’ve been thinking all week about what this man meant by such a provocative statement, and I’ve come to terms with the powerful message behind his words…

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I’m Sorry…

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I recently came across this video by Cyndi McCoy. She’s a talented musician with a big heart for healing the wounds inflicted by religion.

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The Word of the Day Century is Revolution

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Never in history has there been the opportunities for change like we have today. There’s a sense of global dissatisfaction with injustice, discrimination, poverty, and oppression, and there are the tools in place to give the once silent majority a voice. I can’t help but think, in addition to the many protests and movements of day, that one more overturn is needed—the overturn of the biggest lie of religious history. You can practically hear it rumbling and whistling down the tracks of time. It’s the sound of a Revolution! Read more…

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Bin Laden: Rethinking the Victory Celebration

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The reactions of many Christians to Bin Laden’s demise has been a bit shocking and a lot eye-opening for me. “Welcome to hell…rot in hell…forgive Bin Laden? No way in hell.” Do we realize what we are saying? Is this the statement we really want to make to the world?

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Bible Words: A “Righteous” Cover Up

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Today we are going to consider the word, “righteous.” As it stands in most modern translations, major emphasis is placed on righteousness, especially in the New Testament (NT). In other words, “Be good or else!” By the misconstrued nature of this particular word, we have placed over-importance on an erroneous concept and missed an important teaching of Jesus (and the OT)! Find out what it is…

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