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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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America on Thin Ice

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by: Greg Boyd I was fascinated by Congress’s Impeachment Trial. After all available witnesses had testified and all the available evidence had been presented, not one mind on either side of the aisle had changed.  …

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Resisting the Pull for Armed Defense

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Article by Michael Gonzalez Yesterday it happened again. Another shooting of innocent victims. Violence upon violence. This time and certainly not the first, in a church. A gunman entered West Freeway Church of Christ in…

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God With Us (Not With Them?)

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Article by Elisabeth Bojangle Advent: God coming to us As I write this mid-December morning, my fingers are clumsy and cool from the chilly steering wheel during my drive home from dropping the kids off…

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The Worst Heresy That Never Got Anyone Burned at the Stake

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According to John’s Gospel, on the evening of his crucifixion Jesus clearly articulated the single-most important quality by which his followers would be recognized: “By this all men will know that you are my disciples,…

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A Very Brief History of Open Theism

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While the open view of the future has always been a very minor perspective, it has had its defenders throughout Church history and it has never been called “heresy” (until in mid 1990s when some…

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