How I Became a Universalist (a guest post)

[Editor's Note (Kurt Willems): If you read this blog with any regularity, you know that I am not a universalist. In fact, I've written about my view of hell in detail, a view which I call: "Purgatorial Conditionalism." I also responded to Love Wins here (but you really need to read the Hell Series first [Read More...]

A Letter to the NRA from a Citizen of the U.S. with a Severe Mental Illness

[Editor's Note (Kurt Willems) - The following was written by a close personal friend. He has chosen to be anonymous, for reasons explained in this letter. While I may not agree/understand every nuance of his argument, I believe the "spirit" of what he says is important for this national discussion. I'm not one to get [Read More...]

The Significance of Christmas – The Divine-Human Event

With Christmas coming up next week, here are two great places to purchase gifts that benefit the poor of the the world: Mennonite Central Committee World Vision ————————————————————————————————————————————————— By Jeff K. Clarke The Word became flesh and made his dwelling among us.  We have seen his glory, the glory of the One and Only, who [Read More...]

Forest Gardens and the Unexpected Church

Last week I was driving home from leading a training session in the of North of England in our new car. Hoping to listen to some music on the radio I switched on the stereo system. Having only collected the vehicle that morning I hadn’t worked out how to change radio channels yet and was [Read More...]