If Jesus is a pansy, I want to be one too – Reflections on Christlikeness

Recently a pastor wrote an article about why God is not a pacifist. Not only so, he argued that Jesus (the “God-human”) is also not a pacifist and never taught such. He went on to claim that Jesus wasn’t a “pansy,”[1] as though being a pacifist equates one to this derogatory title. [Note: I, personally [Read More...]

A Pacifist View of Syria that You Might not Expect

I really appreciate Greg Boyd’s clarity and wisdom on the issue of Syria. Here’s an excerpt from a recent blogpost: The first thing I’ll say is that I don’t believe that being a kingdom pacifist (viz. on who swears off violence out of obedience to Jesus) means that one must embrace the conviction that governments [Read More...]

Fight: “Erasing Hell” co-author defends nonviolence in a new book!

Preston Sprinkle, co-author of Erasing Hell (with Francis Chan), has written a book that ought to be exciting the progressive end of the evangelical world – Fight: A Christian Case for Nonviolence. Many of us, Anabaptist and otherwise, are strongly convinced that nonviolence is central to the gospel of Jesus. For conservative Christians, this is [Read More...]

N.T. Wright gets asked: “What is the gospel?”

Check out another great interview with N.T. Wright: INTERVIEW WITH NT WRIGHT from Evangelical Alliance on Vimeo. [Read more...]


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