Post Tagged with: "hell"

Mark Driscoll is not God

Trigger warning for the video in particular – emotional/psychological abuse. Mark Driscoll is at it again, making pronouncements from on high about who’s going to be damned to hell. There’s a lot that’s wrong here. He’s claiming yet again that a version of Christianity that teaches that the vast majority […]

by × March 29, 2011 × 38 comments
Rob Bell and the “heresy” of a loving God

Rob Bell and the “heresy” of a loving God

Religious fundamentalism is dangerous because it cannot accept ambiguity and diversity and is therefore inherently intolerant. Such intolerance, in the name of virtue, is ruthless and uses political power to destroy what it cannot convert. It is dangerous, especially in America, because it is anti-democratic and is suspicious of “the […]

by × March 3, 2011 × 24 comments

Mark Driscoll: If you don’t believe in hell, you’re going there

Speaking of belief in hell, I found this little gem at Jesus Needs New PR (full transcript at the end of this post): Where to start. The whole “you must accept Jesus or you will BURN IN HELL” thing is abusive theology that preaches a tyrannical and capricious God. Driscoll […]

by × January 29, 2011 × 31 comments

Jay Bakker: Finding Jesus, in Drag

I read a wonderful post this week by Jay Bakker – the son of Jim Bakker and Tammy Faye Messner – on how going to a drag show helped him recognize you can find faith anywhere, and that there are no boundaries on grace or on God’s love. Some excerpts: […]

by × January 28, 2011 × 1 comment