Jesus Himself Would Have Bought a Ticket and Waited on a Half Hour Line to See Les Miserables.

If you’re not the church going kind of person, or if you were but left because Christians are fake and self-absorbed, or if your main exposure to Christianity has been TV evangelists or the Tea party, you ought to see this movie. Les Mis will help you see what the Bible means, and what the [Read More…]

The gospel according to the Gospels: It’s not a get-out-of-hell-free card.

David Williams continues his “What is the Gospel?” series. To refresh your memory, Williams is arguing (as many do) that “fundamentally the gospel is the announcement of Jesus’ being Lord of lords, and that the NT writers did not equate the gospel with the Protestant doctrine of justification by faith alone.” In his first post, Williams looked at how [Read More…]

“What is the Gospel?” Good Question (and chances are you are wrong)

David Williams has two recent posts (here and here) on the question, “what is the gospel?” [FYI,  with a captial ‘G’, Gospel refers to one or more of the four Gospels in the New Testament: Matthew, Mark, Luke, and John. With the lower case ‘g’ it refers to the concept, as in “preaching the gospel.” I usually [Read More…]