Books and films on heaven and near-death experiences came under scrutiny in 2015. Theologian Scot McKnight says that the topic has become muddled with myths and extra-biblical notions.
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The New York Times best-selling author finds Jesus in book compiled centuries before Christ’s birth. “There are two ways to read the Bible,” Keller says. “The one way to read the Bible is that it’s basically about you. … Or you can read it as all about Jesus.”
The National Association of Evangelicals has officially supported capital punishment for more than 40 years. They are now backing away.
We should celebrate the humility and courage it takes to say “I got that wrong.” But Christian leaders must ask how this situation might help them become more prudent in expressing their opinions going forward.
There are Christians, and there are Confucians. But according to Gregg Ten Elshof, there should also be “Confucian Christians.”
Tim Chaddick, founding pastor of Reality LA, thinks Christians can reclaim a biblical view of life’s forbidden fruits.
When Christians speak ignorantly about journalism, they compromise their credibility on more important matters.
“We need to till the earth of our hearts, watering it and weeding the unruly places,” says the episcopal priest and founder of Thistle Farms.
We all have stories about God in our head, and some of them are flat out misleading. One of the most common, according to pastor and author Doug Pagitt, goes like this: “If I’m faithful in doing this, then God promises to do that.”