VIDEO: Here’s a Guy Rappelling Into an Active Volcano, Because We All Wanted a Glimpse of Fundamentalist Hell

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This is not what hell is like. But if we believe in the fundamentalist vision of hell, this is what it might be like. What else are you gonna do on a Tuesday? WATCH IT:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BAdFvTo9874H/T Matthew Paul Turner … [Read more...]

What the H is Wrong with Evangelicalism?

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There have been lots of conversations recently drawing out strong evangelical statements and, in the process, revealing exactly what might be wrong with the whole darn thing.And let me say straight away, I consider myself an evangelical. I know there are some who would question that identity, but that is precisely the point. Something has gone awry in the conversation around evangelical passion, mission, and faithfulness when it begins to mirror the polarizing, culture-war conversation in … [Read more...]

One Hell of a Motivator

graphic: sebastien cuypersLet's be honest: blogging about hell just isn't that hot anymore.Love Wins is now well over two years old. The battle lines over North American (mainly, neo-reformed) evangelical orthodoxy have been drawn in bold print and ALL CAPS. Universalism, however "hopeful" it may be, has been roundly condemned, if not dismissed, as a heterodox innovation for wussy coward Christians who just don't have the spine for preaching a Jesus who doubles as a concentration camp … [Read more...]

A False Gospel of Reconciliation

Therefore, if anyone is in Christ, the new creation has come: The old has gone, the new is here! All this is from God, who reconciled us to himself through Christ and gave us the ministry of reconciliation: that God was reconciling the world to himself in Christ, not counting people’s sins against them. And he has committed to us the message of reconciliation. We are therefore Christ’s ambassadors, as though God were making his appeal through us. We implore you on Christ’s behalf: Be reconciled t … [Read more...]


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