I wonder if this is what is meant by the idea of eternal life. All of us will live on to some degree – the legacy we leave will continue in conversation and consequence for years to come. Jesus’ legacy appears to be so impactful that he continues to find his way into people’s heads, thousands of years later.
“We know that a person is justified not by works of the law but through faith in Jesus Christ.” Galatians 2:16 If I’m honest, there are plenty of times I’m not sure what to do with Jesus. Living a life of faith in the western world makes this somewhat difficult. The impact of what has … Continue reading Messing with Jesus
Yes, it’s a gamble. It might mean that they’re damned to hell for all eternity. But, it’s a life of unencumbered generosity, of limitless human compassion, and a sense that there is something bigger than all of us – all of us – holding it together. Whatever that is, it’s good and it’s worth trying to connect with.
I wish the church would just go to hell. Into the deepest depths of hell, in fact. Not just the surface level, but down into the white hot flames, the most painful, excruciating places. Where the suffering is intense. Where people come to curse the Lord with as much fervor that could otherwise be mistaken … Continue reading go to hell
The church needs to get back to it’s roots. Back before evangelicals, and reformation, at crusades, and popes, there was the book of Acts. These guys knew what “church” was all about. They invented it. They ate together. They hung out. They sang. They talked about God as if it was OK not to know … Continue reading bar