Tag Archives: hypocrisy

Jeff Kinley and Looking at the Wrong Sins in the Wrong Place

The (Alleged) Coming Global Storm Recently a Christian author named Jeff Kinley released his book, As it Was in the Days of Noah. This release was timed to coincide with the release of the film Noah, apparently in an attempt to take advantage of … Continue reading

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The Christian Social Economics of Exclusion and Vilification: Bounded Set Communities

Before the rest of this post you need to watch this Youtube video by Dave Schmelzer.  He presents a great explanation of Bounded Set and Centered Set thinking and it relates to religious communities. While Schmelzer talks about both, the … Continue reading

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Why do we believe…that Christian discipline stops at focusing on external righteousness, can be done outside of relationship, or is not to be engaged in at all?

[By “Christian discipline” I mean where Christian believers confront other Christian believers about unorthodox beliefs or unethical and immoral practices that are part of the latter’s life.  The aim and goal is not to put anyone down or elevate anyone … Continue reading

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Why do we believe…that the USA has a special relationship with God or is a “Christian nation?”

I am beginning with this post because a conversation at Thanksgiving is really what prompted me to take this blog series more seriously than I was planning. A group of BVG members and I got together after Thanksgiving and we … Continue reading

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