Authoritarian Christianity, or, what Franklin Graham Really Means when he Equates Progressivism with Godlessness – Not Your Mission Field

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“Preacher” and “Preaching”: Some Lexical Observations | Craig A. Evans

[For the full, published article with its excellent compilation of the subject's biblical and usage data, see HERE (JETS)] Response to Article: I am enthused to learn that monologues by “bishops” did not become the mode for Christian meetings until the 4th Century A.D.. Until then, believers just communed in prayer together, ate together, worshipped …

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Reimagining Church by Frank Viola

In January 2008, Pagan Christianity by Frank Viola and George Barna rocked the Christian world. Yet it was only the first half of the argument. It was never meant to be a stand-alone book. In August 2008, Reimagining Church by Frank Viola author was released, which begins to present the second half of the argument. …

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INSURGENCE by Frank Viola – The Gospel of the Kingdom

In today’s politically charged era, Christians on the progressive left as well as the conservative right both equate their particular viewpoints with the kingdom of God. Viola dismantles these perspectives, offering a fresh and revolutionary look at the radical gospel of the kingdom. With gripping power, he challenges Christians to reclaim the lost kingdom message …

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Christians are NOT to Rebuke Culture

Are Christians supposed to rebuke evil in the public forum? What about Matthew 7:6? Do not give dogs what is holy, and do not throw your pearls before pigs, lest they trample them underfoot and turn to attack you. —Jesus The biblical command to “expose the unfruitful works of darkness” is within the context of …

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Everything or Nothing | Freedom of Religion

To anyone who has read what I've written before on matters which concern separation of church and state or the negative consequences of the Enlightenment, this article will be no surprise. Due to history, my pacifism and Anabaptist theology, I do not see socio-polticial conservatism as Christianity. My beliefs do not require others to share my …

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What if the Houston 5 are in the Wrong?

As of the week, 11/18-11/25, 2014 local government officials began subpoena processes on the sermons (speeches) of 5 Christian pastors in Houston, TX. This is a clear violation of separation of Church and State and freedom of religion, IF AND ONLY IF these pastors' speeches and operations are free from political interests for and/or against …

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Sociopolitical Conservatism is Not Christianity

Christianity is not to be equated with sociopolitical conservatism. There are some Christians who think otherwise, and these sincere individuals believe that societal reform can happen on the legislative level. Their aim is to see as many Christian officials elected to office as possible. They put their hope in it. Furthermore, they wish to conform …

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Balancing God and Government: Same-Sex Marriage

[Lamb’s Harbinger (writer, Sam Kean) realizes the below article is homophobic and based off of poor interpretations of the Bible, garnered from his fundamentalist and conservative evangelical past. He has since written a more up-to-date and accurate view of Queer theology, especially as regarding the subject of marriage HERE and HERE; and he can only apologize profoundly for …

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