Ridding the Rapture from our Lips: Evangelical Young Adults and the End

EXCERPT FROM LAWRENCE GARCIA: The term “rapture” within eschatological discourse can take on many shades of meaning and nuance; some are convinced the term can be retained as long as we are sure to clarify what is meant by it. However, I’m persuaded that the term is beyond recovery seeing its continual use may lead to [Read More...]

The God who cries when children die

“The history of our world is the history of our suffering together. Every act of evil extracts a tear from God, every plunge into anguish extracts a sob from God. But the history of our world is the history of our deliverance together. God’s work to release himself from his suffering is his work to [Read More...]

Christ comes to us today to prepare us for his 2nd coming

This morning as I was reading Common Prayer: liturgy for ordinary radicals, a quote stood out to me that I wanted to share on the blog. Paschasius Radbertus, a ninth-century Benedictine, wrote, “The apostles took every care not to be drawn from the right path. They kept watch, observing the universal precepts their master had [Read More...]

Hell Yes. Hell No! Or Who the Hell Cares? (7 – My View: Purgatorial Conditionalism)

The following is part of a series on Hell, partially as a response to the Love Wins controversy.  To catch up, go here. As I stated in the first post, this section will be mostly based on Sharon Baker’s Razing Hell. ———————- As I’ve already stated, for some time the traditional view of hell contradicts [Read More...]


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