Seminary Education—Myth and Reality – Faithlife TV [Video]

Truth doesn’t need permission. Questions are important—and allowed. Dr. Michael S. Heiser discusses uncomfortable questions with cohost Johnny Cisneros. — View on faithlifetv.com/media/369485 ______________________ Dr. Mike Heiser brings some very strong arguments for churches training faithful people for ministry in-house, instead of the broken system of Seminary. This message could not be more timely, in …

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Did Christ Call Us to be Moral Guardians? – Greg Boyd – ReKnew

Whenever Christians try to enforce their doctrines or morals on others, the result has usually been at least as bad as any non-Christian version of the kingdom of this world. Even more concerning, it’s been far more damaging to the kingdom of God than any other version of the kingdom of the world. There’s no …

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Serious Questions on Ascension Day 2018

Today, many Christian faith groups celebrate the bodily ascension of Jesus to Heaven, 40 days after His having risen bodily from the grave and having taught his disciples about the Kingdom. The Cross, the Grave and the Ascension pose many questions for the serious Bible student. For example: Q: "Was Jesus separated from the Father …

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The Presbytery as Agency in Recognizing God’s Gifting and Calling

If the Church is not a hierarchical institution but an organism, as this blog asserts in previous articles, and if pastors are not authoritative rulers in that false professional paradigm, as this blog also claims; then what should one do about the biblical texts, which mention a Presbytery? Who or what---if anything---is responsible for producing …

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