About Benjamin L. Corey

Benjamin L. Corey is an Anabaptist author, speaker, and blogger. He is a two-time graduate of Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary (Theology & Missiology), is currently a 3rd year Doctor of Missiology student (a subset of practical theology) at Fuller Seminary, and is a member of the Phi Alpha Chi Honors Society. His first book, Undiluted: Rediscovering the Radical Message of Jesus, is available now at your local bookstore. He is also a contributor for Time, Sojourners, Red Letter Christians, Evangelicals for Social Action, and Mennonite World Review. He has also been featured as a guest on HuffPost Live, the Drew Marshall Show, and Tell Me Everything with John Fugelsang. Ben is also a syndicated author for MennoNerds, a collective of Mennonite and Anabaptist writers, and is the co-host of That God Show with Matthew Paul Turner. Ben lives in Auburn, Maine with his wife Tracy and his daughter Johanna.

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What Hell Tells Us About God’s Character

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(This post is my continuing dialogue with the ideas of Jeff Cook,  from his new book, Everything New: Reimagining Heaven and Hell.) … A.W Tozer once wrote that, “What comes into our mind when we think about God is the most important thing about us.” I agree with Tozer and would take it one step further: what comes into [Read More...]

If Christ Is The Victor, Hell Could Only Be Temporary

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Over the course of the past year I’ve had an ongoing series introducing readers to what I call the “biblical alternative to hell,” which is a position called conditionalism. Scot McKnight has also been discussing hell from a very similar angle over the same period. Recently he’s had Jeff Cook on his blog discussing arguments [Read More...]

Hit The Reset Button: The Key To Saving a Weary Faith

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On a daily basis I interact with readers who come from nearly every location on the faith continuum. Many are either disenchanted, burned out, or aren’t quite sure where they are headed anymore. Yet, most seem to still be fascinated with this person called Jesus. My advice for everyone, regardless of the particular place you may [Read More...]

BREAKING: TLC Pulls 19 Kids And Counting Off The Air

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19 Kids and Counting won’t be in your evening lineup tonight. The Raw Story is now reporting that TLC has indefinitely pulled the show from their lineup- including repeat broadcast episodes, over reports of Josh Duggar’s sexual abuse of multiple girls, and the ensuing cover-up by the family. There is no word on whether or not [Read More...]

The FIRST Thing Clergy Should Do When Suspecting Sexual Abuse (Or Anyone, Actually)

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Yesterday various media outlets broke the story that Josh Duggar, eldest son on the show 19 Kids And Counting, had sexually abused multiple girls. As I read the reports and emerging details, I realized how “typical” this situation was to what I have seen in real life in Christian circles: sexual abuse within a family [Read More...]

Franklin Graham vs. Jesus (In Their Own Words, Vol.2)

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The other day I had a post on Mike Huckabee v. Jesus, demonstrating the breakdown between American political/religious leaders, “in their own words.” Continuing what may need to be a series, here’s Franklin Graham vs. Jesus, “in their own words.” If there is to be any hope for American Christianity to one day reflect the person [Read More...]

How Christian Behavior Online Might Fuel A New Kind of Terrorism

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Did you know that your Facebook behavior might be fueling a new kind of terrorism? For all of our talk of terrorism, we rarely talk about what actually causes terrorism other than canned one-liners that aren’t always accurate. I think most often the root causes are fear, misunderstanding, or responding to injustice unjustly– but I think [Read More...]

Rediscovering Prayer When Your Prayer Life is Dead

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Last week I wrote two posts on recovering from spiritual burnout and talked about some of my own struggles I had in this area recently. We covered both reasons why so many are feeling burned out right now, and also some things to take a break from in order to prevent burnout. However, the one really [Read More...]

All Your Objections to Christian Nonviolence Finally Answered (Video Blog)

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In the context of discussing the issue of Christian Nonviolence (perhaps the most common issue I discuss here) a lot of objections come up– objections I appreciate, because I once had them myself when I was first discovering what Jesus actually taught. As we’ve journeyed together, I’ve found myself answering many of the same objections [Read More...]

Boycott A Florist And You’ll Go To Hell (They Just Took The Persecution Complex Up A Notch)

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I’ve previously written at great length on the Christian persecution complex here in the United States and how it’s both unattractive and offensive to Christians around the world who actually are persecuted for their faith. As Christians begin to lose the privilege they’ve previously held in society, many are engaging in a case of mistaken identity and [Read More...]


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