Articles

June 1, 2018

Matthew 5.5: “Blessed are the Weak”?

Many, even in the church, think that to be meek is to be weak. But the opposite is true. What the Bible is talking about is […]
May 22, 2018

Bibliography

Bercot, The Kingdom that Turned the World Upside Down. Bonhoeffer, The Cost of Discipleship. Boyd, The Myth Of A Christian Nation. Brensinger & Sider, Within the […]
May 22, 2018

The Early Christian View of War

by David Bercot There is no absolute proof that Christians did not serve in the Roman army before the reign of Marcus Aurelius. But given the […]
May 22, 2018

My Enemy Is My Guest: Jesus and Violence in Luke [22.36-37]

Josephine Massyngberde Ford, pp 116, 121. Jesus’ teaching on this occasion has the maximum significance – namely, that the members of violent resistance movements are to […]
April 8, 2018

A Call to Readjust Your Christian Values

All quotes from My Enemy is My Guest: Jesus and Violence in Luke, by J.M. Ford. The Gospel of Luke places the dispute about who is […]
April 8, 2018

Greg Boyd: “Eye for eye, tooth for tooth.”

“You have heard it was said, ’Eye for eye, tooth for tooth.’ But I tell you, do not resist an evil person. If anyone slaps you […]