The Only Difference between the Late Fred Phelps and the Evangelical Establishment (Not to Mention Christianity Today Magazine) is that Fred had the Guts to Act on His Evangelical Convictions

Fred Phelps is dead. There’s only one interesting thing about Phelps: He was the mirror that respectable evangelicals hated to look into. The only difference between Fred and, say, the editors of Christianity Today magazine, is that Fred was really, really rude, made less money and got arrested more often. But in the essentials of his Calvinist evangelical theology, Fred was a good mainstream evangelical.If you believe in Calvinist theology -- Phelps stated that he held to all of the Five P … [Read more...]

There is NO Hell– God Just Couldn’t Be Meaner Than We Are

Is it any coincidence that the latest war of religion that started on September 11, 2001, is being fought primarily between the United States and the Islamic world? It just so happens that no two groups of humanity are more ingrained with the doctrine of literal fundamentalist religion -- including a retributive view of God best expressed by a belief in a Hell -- than conservative Muslims and conservative Christians. American fundamentalists and Islamic fundamentalists deserve each other.And … [Read more...]

Hey, Hey Christianity Today THIS is What a Movie Review Looks Like (“Hellbound? Reviewed in Variety)

From VarietyPosted: Sun., Sep. 23, 2012, 7:43pm PT New U.S. Release Hellbound? (Documentary -- Canada) By JUSTIN CHANG An Area 23A (in North America) release presented with Kevin Miller Xi Prods. Produced by David Rempel, Miller. Executive producer, David Krysko. Directed, written by Kevin Miller. With: Sharon Baker, Glen Benton, Mike Bickle, Gregory A. Boyd, Evan Brown, David Bruce, Jaime Clark-Soles, Ray Comfort, Ron Dart, Kevin DeYoung, Mark Driscoll, Richard … [Read more...]

My “Hellbound?” Bush, Hell, Bin Laden CNN Post

Here's my CNN article on Hell, "Hellbound?" and the results of living in revenge/retribution addicted cultures (like ours)[CNN] Different Takes: Should we abandon the idea of hell?CNN Editor’s note: The new documentary "Hellbound?" explores Americans' ideas about hell.My Faith: The dangerous effects of believing in hellEditor’s note: Frank Schaeffer is a New York Times bestselling author. His latest book is "Crazy For God."By Frank Schaeffer, Special to CNNIs it any coi … [Read more...]

The New York Times and The Christian Post VS. Christianity Today on “Hellbound?”

Here are 3 reviews/stories about the movie Hellbound? Did the editors of Christianity Today see a different movie?  New York Times"The number of documentaries about theological debates is fairly small, and the number of such films that manage to sustain interest is even smaller. Kevin Miller’s 'Hellbound?' makes both lists." The Christian Post"There is ample time given in 'Hellbound?' to the opinion that 'evangelical extremists' perhaps peddle hell out o … [Read more...]


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