hookers, criminals

“I’d rather hang out with hookers, criminals and other “sinners” than with those who put on the mask of religion”. – Joshua Guild I can relate to Joshua Guild’s quote as I think that at least the hookers, criminals, “sinners” usually don’t condemn others in the name of god, whereas for those who put on…

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Jesus said “I am the way…no one comes to God but through me” (John 14:6). But what does that really mean? For years, I was taught that it meant Jesus was the only way to God. That is to say, if you did not “believe” in Jesus, you could…

Thoughts for Life – Francois du Toit (June 4)

THOUGHTS FOR LIFE June 4 (Extracts from Francois’ book God Believes in You) God is not watching us from a distance, as the song suggests. Emmanuel means God with us. God cannot get any closer to mankind than what he already did in the person of Jesus! He is not nearer to some than what…

The Unquenchable Fire Of Love

I just came across an interesting quote: “Love is like a friendship caught on fire: In the beginning a flame, very pretty, often hot and fierce, but still only light and flickering. As love grows older, our hearts mature and our love becomes as coals, deep- burning and unquenchable.” – Bruce Lee (1940-1973) Chinese-American Actor,…

[Book Preview] "The Orthodox Heretic: And Other Impossible Tales" by Peter Rollins

The introduction of the book The Orthodox Heretic: And Other Impossible Tales (See all Christianity Books) is good and thought-provoking. It sits well with me because I also believe that truth (or spiritual truths) cannot be easily encapsulated in clear, concise explanations, because such clear-cut messages tend to be subject to the preacher’s or writer’s…

[Video excerpt] "The Violence of Christianity" by Peter Rollins

Video commentary: “This is a clip from my talk at Poets, Prophets and Preachers with Rob Bell and Shane Hipps. Here I talk about the true violence of Christianity.” – Peter Rollins I’ve been thinking and reflecting on Peter Rollins’ book excerpts as well as his inspiring message excerpt about the ‘violence of Christianity’. I…