The specter of universalism and a manifesto of egalitarianism

20 But Christ has indeed been raised from the dead, the firstfruits of those who have fallen asleep.21 For since death came through a man, the resurrection of the dead comes also through a man. 22 For as in Adam all die, so in Christ all will be made alive. 23 But each in turn: Christ, the firstfruits; then, when he comes, those who belong to him. 24 Then…

A Case For Freedom: “True Freedom is Revolutionary Struggle”

“As noted early on, the powers speak often of freedom as they do indeed feel free – and this is the clearest indicator that they are not free, for freedom is not any feeling: freedom is a choice – a terrifying choice – to choose death in order to live. . As Christ himself put it: For whosoever…

Drew Sumrall – The Impractical Christ

I have listened to the first part of this video series in which Drew shared that our relationship with Jesus is only authentic when it is born out of true love, and he added that we abandon our faith in Christ when we are obsessed with outcomes in life since true faith in God isn’t…

[Book preview] Drew Sumrall ~ An Essay Toward Universal Revolution

Upon receiving Drew Sumrall’s book “An Essay Toward Universal Revolution” last July, I began browsing through it. To me, it is a small book with big ideas, infused with authenticity, bold vision and compassion. I decided to jot down the page numbers of each of the ten chapters in front of the book since there…

[Video message] “Success as Failure (Part 10)” by Drew Sumrall

In this video, Drew Sumrall talked about crucified identities, which Peter Rollins has also mentioned before in a video message recently, about how we lay aside our various tribal identities when we follow Christ, and become one in Christ, who is neither Jew nor Gentile, slave nor free, male nor female, Republican nor Democrat, and…