It’s Not Fair! (Heretic’s Video Overview for May 5, 2013)

Is fairness the same as justice? Is there more than one kind of justice? Can God be just without being fair? Does this youtube make me look fat? Those questions and more in this week’s Heretic’s Guide to the Bible. [Read more...]

THOSE People (Video)

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If we’re being honest, we all have “those people” in our lives. And chances are, you’re “those people” to somebody else. But from what I can tell, God has some pretty great news for those people…hey, that’s us!   [Read more...]

It’s Not Fair! (Heretic’s Guide Sampler for Sun. May 5)

Bible Cliff’s Notes (My dog ate my Bible!) Gospel John 14:23-29 Jesus speaking about his ascension to heaven to be with God. (or) John 5:1-9 Jesus heals a man who has been waiting by the healing pool in Jerusalem for 38 years. He also does this on the Sabbath. First Reading Acts 16:9-15 Paul has [Read More...]

Truth or Fact? (Heretic’s Guide to the Bible)

Fact or Truth? Bible Cliff’s Notes (My dog ate my Bible!) Gospel John 20:19-31 Jesus appears to his disciples and breathes the Holy Spirit into them. He endows them with powers of healing and forgiveness of sin. Thomas wasn’t there and doesn’t believe unless he sees Jesus for himself. Jesus reappears to the disciples and [Read More...]

Biblical Add-Ons, Edits & Agendas: A Challenge to Literalism?

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After reading my post about Randy Wolford, the snake-handling pastor, died from a venomous snakebite, blogger Tim Suttle sent me a link to his own post on the subject. Suttle’s angle was different, and I found it fascinating. Basically, he contends that the verses in Mark that Wolford and others use to justify handling snakes [Read More...]


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