Theosis: Participating in the Life of Jesus to be Made like Him

We often rely on sectarian institutions to assure ourselves that we are right. What if it is not about being right? What if it is about growing in grace & in experiential knowledge of Jesus’ Life (words & deeds), & his new/singular command: love one another as I loved you. You can know what Jesus …

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Granddaughter Of Westboro Baptist Church Founder Chronicles Leaving In ‘Unfollow’ : NPR

Megan Phelps-Roper, who first picketed against homosexuality with her family at age 5, writes of facing feelings of guilt. In her memoir she says of her family, "losing them was the price of honesty." — Read on http://www.npr.org/2019/10/09/768665099/granddaughter-of-westboro-baptist-church-founder-chronicles-leaving-in-unfollow

A Crystal Clear Statement on Gay and Lesbian Marriage

Precursory Statement on LGBTQIA Shaming/guilting and shunning LGBTQ+ within reparative and conversion therapies is always wrong. Instead, we all should focus on identity exchange and spiritual health (See also, HERE). I firmly and clearly state that LGBTQA persons can be/are born with their sexual orientation latent. Also, although there are only two biological sexes (male …

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Jackie Hill Perry: Stop Telling Gay People They’ll Become Straight If They Become Christian

"The heterosexual gospel is one that encourages SSA men and women to come to Jesus so that they can be straight, or it says that coming to Jesus ensures that they will be sexually attracted to the opposite sex," explains Perry. "It usually sounds like, 'I know you're struggling with being gay. I can promise you, if …

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Recommended Book: “The Sin of Certainty” by Peter Enns

Several years ago, I posted a list of resources that contained truths, which were---at the time---useful for setting me free from the shackles that fundamentalist evangelical Christianity placed on my mind and soul. One of those books was "Prisoner in the Third Cell." If you were helped by that book, then allow me to recommend …

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Articles – Searching Together | Jon Zens

Searching Together: About Jon Zens is an American author, speaker, scholar and theologian on Christian topics. Zens is best known for pioneering New Covenant Theology, which sees the entire Bible as a revelation of the gospel of grace fulfilled in Jesus Christ. Christians are no longer under the Law of Moses, but under grace. According …

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A “Rest Day” is for the Rich & Hebrew

A subject that should not divide Christians, but sadly does anyway, is the matter of what day to hold collective worship. 4 pertinent passages, which bear on this subject are Romans 14; Galatians 1-3; Colossians 2; 1 Corinthians 13, and this blog has addressed those passages in similar posts before (see HERE and HERE and …

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