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To Bleed or Not to Bleed: Reflections on Animal Sacrifices

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Article by Jesse Birkey Is God good or not? “Hey, make sure you don’t let the dog out tonight.” My father started out the door but threw one final look at me. “Or if you…

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Saturday Art Share: Chris Orange Photography

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Today’s Saturday Art Share features photography by Chris Orange. I appreciate Chris’s landscapes. Maybe what I like about them, they have a hard, almost metallic feel. But they also reveal something soft. They almost feel…

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It is Finished. It is Enough.

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Article by Elizabeth Berget Shared with permission from her website HERE. I’ve been known to joke that I most likely won’t even be able to SEE my mom in heaven because she’ll be so much…

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The Fight of Our Lives – The Battle Against Hurt

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Article by Larissa Lee When I talk about trauma, forgiveness, recovery, and all of the things that go along with these, this is not a theoretical or academic discussion for me. I have complex PTSD…

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Greg Stars in a Movie! Chasing the Rain!

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Is 2020 Judgment from God?

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Article by Larissa Lee 2020 has been the ugliest year the US has seen for a while. As I write this we’ve had two hurricanes rage towards the gulf of Texas and Lousianna. There are…

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Seminary with Greg Boyd

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Hi folks, I’d like to tell you about a new teaching on-demand streaming video platform called Seminary Now. Seminary Now provides exclusive Bible, theology, and ministry courses taught by some of today’s leading Christian leaders,…

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Hearing God’s Voice and Discerning God’s Will

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Article by Larissa Lee When someone says, “God told me…” I instinctively cringe. I’ve had self-appointed prophets use “God told me” to emotionally manipulate me. We’ve all likely heard an evangelist claim “God told them”…

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From Christianity to Atheism and Back Again

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Article by Larissa Lee Do you ever wonder what makes a person become an atheist? Or what makes an atheist become a Christian? I’m in a rare position to tell you the answer to both….

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How Do You Define Sin? (podcast)

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Greg looks at the nature of badness in this fleshy episode. http://traffic.libsyn.com/askgregboyd/Episode_0689.mp3

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Podcast: Can Non-Believers Be Redeemed in Purgatory?

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Greg considers whether the acceptance of purgatory opens the door for non-believers to be saved after death. http://traffic.libsyn.com/askgregboyd/Episode_0112.mp3

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The Future of Open Theism: From Antecedents to Opportunities (book review)

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a book review by Greg Boyd While there were many precursors to the movement, Open Theism first exploded on the scene as a controversial issue among Evangelicals in the wake of the 1994 publication of…

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The Paintings of Susan Outlaw (Saturday Art Share)

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We come around a bend, or up over a hill, and we stop, and maybe we gasp, and we lock our eyes on a scene and we mutter something like, “that’s beautiful.’ When we try…

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Saturday Art Share: The Blame

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This week’s Saturday Art Share brings you THE BLAME by me, Dan Kent. The Blame is a two minute parable about the futility of violence. In came to me twenty years ago during an election…

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Saturday Art Share: The Photography of Thomas Jay Oord

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Commentary by Dan Kent I carry a dread in my heart that human progress has whittled nature almost down to nothing. In my heart I assume we’ve marked and tagged, and moved all God’s creatures…

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Can you have an Anabaptist Mega-Church?

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Several times over the last few years I’ve heard statements like this: “Boyd may embrace an Anabaptist theology, but his church (Woodland Hills) cannot be, by definition, an Anabaptist church because an Anabaptist church can’t be…

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The Logical Hexagon Made Simple

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by: Greg Boyd The Hexagaon in a Nutshell For those of you who don’t have the twenty to thirty minutes it will probably take to read this essay but who nevertheless would like to have…

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When You Were an Atheist in College, What was Your Major? (podcast)

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Greg thinks back to his godless college months.  Episode 617 http://traffic.libsyn.com/askgregboyd/Episode_0617.mp3

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Boyd’s Bad Ass Tattoo

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by: Greg Boyd In the process of working through a philosophical issue surrounding the openness of the future around twenty years ago, I and two friends (Alan Rhoda and Tom Belt) ended up creating the…

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Is There Hope for Judas? (podcast)

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Greg considers the fate of Judas and the salvific creativity of God.  Episode 616 http://traffic.libsyn.com/askgregboyd/Episode_0616.mp3

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