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(en)rapture.

mjkimpan  —  December 11, 2012 — 24 Comments

 


Just as it was written by those prophets of old, the last days of the Earth overflowed with suffering and pain. In those dark days a huge pale horse rode through the Earth with Death upon its back and Hell in its wake. During this great tribulation, the Earth was scorched with the fires of war, rivers ran red with blood, the soil withheld its fruit, and disease descended like a mist. One by one, all the nations of the Earth were brought to their knees.

Far from all the suffering, high up in the heavenly realm, God watched the events unfold with a heavy heart. An ominous silence had descended upon Heaven as the angels witnessed the Earth being plunged into darkness and despair. But as this could only continue for so long, at the designated time, God stood upright, breathed deeply, and addressed the angels, “The time has now come for me to separate the sheep from the goats, the healthy wheat from the inedible chaff.”

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in·sur·rec·tion.

mjkimpan  —  December 6, 2012 — 16 Comments

proceed with caution.

let’s face it – something is broken. the christian faith has become known for being in the business of interpreting and escaping our world rather than transforming and healing it – which may mean that we’re missing the point.

as i engage the disconnect between the teachings of jesus and 21st century evangelical christianity (or even my own life), i occasionally stumble upon teachers or authors with whom my spirit resonates – and though i may not agree with all of their answers and conclusions, i find myself more often than not enjoying the work of those that many would deem ‘dangerous‘ or ‘radical‘ – even ‘heretical.’

people like peter rollins.

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