In "The Fire That Consumes", E. W. Fudge places the textual evidence front and center in the Hell debate.
November 1 is All Saints Day. More familiar to Roman Catholic and Orthodox Christians, this is a day we pause both to remember and celebrate all those brothers and sisters in Christ who have gone before us. The church universal is made up of those believers both on this earth, and those who have passed … Continue reading ‘A Great Cloud of Witnesses’: All Saints Day Reflection
It is so easy to place God in a box. But again and again we find that God cannot be confined to our little categories. One large way we have managed to push God’s penetrating presence out of our world is by the way we think of and imagine Heaven. I think Heaven can be … Continue reading Rethinking Heaven 2: What? When? Where?
WHY 'GOING TO HEAVEN' IS NOT THE ULTIMATE CHRISTIAN HOPE. What happens when a loved one dies? Their body is laid to rest while their eternal soul goes to be with the Lord. This is true, but not the end of the story. It seems that for many this is the natural process: Our physical … Continue reading Rethinking Heaven 1: Out of the Platonic Fog
Those who know me will know that Greg Boyd has been one of my teachers and theological mentors over the years. He continually stretches my thinking and challenges me to wrestle courageously with the Biblical text and not mindlessly adopt the traditional beliefs handed down through church history. Some of his views are controversial and … Continue reading ReKnew Manifesto (Greg Boyd)