Q&A: How Do We Avoid the Draw toward Toxic Power, to Institutionalize Egalitarian, Organic Faith Community?

Another way of asking thos question is, “What does egalitarian, organic faith community even function; and how do we keep it that Non-institutional?” “I was involved in a study group for about 15 yrs and one rule we had was everyone at the meeting was equal and not welcome if they felt they had to […]

Dangers In Not Questioning But Assuming The Bible Is Entirely Inspired By God! (Parts 1 & 2) | What God May Really Be Like – Misbeliefs About God

(This is a two-part Post. Second part next week. This Post is longer than usual) Most God-followers get their understanding of God from the Bible. Non-God followers often understand God from what people claims about God according to the Bible. Readers may be aware of arguments suggesting dangers when assuming the Bible isn’t entirely inspired… …

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Trump’s Legitimization of White Nationalism Harkens Back to the KKK’s “Invisible Empire” of the 1920s – Imperial & Global Forum

Trump’s Legitimization of White Nationalism Harkens Back to the KKK’s “Invisible Empire” of the 1920s – Imperial & Global Forum — Read on imperialglobalexeter.com/2019/05/20/trumps-legitimization-of-white-nationalism-harkens-back-to-the-kkks-invisible-empire-of-the-1920s/amp/

How Banning Abortion Will Transform America by Maria Bucur & Kristen R. Ghodsee – Project Syndicate

Across the United States, Republican-controlled legislatures are outlawing abortion, with the hope of bringing the issue before a sympathetic Supreme Court. If they succeed in revoking women's reproductive rights, the US will quickly become a different society – one resembling communist-era Romania. — Read on http://www.project-syndicate.org/commentary/alabama-georgia-abortion-laws-like-communist-romania-by-maria-bucur-and-kristen-r-ghodsee-2019-05

The ‘biblical view’ that’s younger than the Happy Meal | Fred Clark

In 1979, McDonald's introduced the Happy Meal. Sometime after that, it was decided that the Bible teaches that human life begins at conception. Ask any American evangelical, today, what the Bible says about abortion and they will insist that this is what it says. (Many don't actually believe this, but they know it is — …

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Classic Anabaptist Interpretations of Romans 13 Re: Church and State

Romans 13 & the State (Young Anabaptist Radicals) How Jeff Sessions reads Romans 13 and how my Mennonite Sunday school class does (Melissa Florer-Bixler) Nonviolence 101 – Submit to the Sword, but Do Not Carry One! [Romans 12-13] (part 5) (Kurt Willems) Romans 13: An Interpretation (Peace Theology) Against Empire: A Yoderian Reading of Romans …

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I Was Trained for the Culture Wars in Home School, Awaiting Someone Like Mike Pence as a Messiah | Autostraddle

To take back the country for Christ, we needed to outbreed, outvote and outactivate the other side, thus saith The Lord. — Read on http://www.autostraddle.com/i-was-trained-for-the-culture-wars-in-home-school-awaiting-someone-like-mike-pence-as-a-messiah-367057/amp/