Tag: kingdom

  • Oh my goddess! (or radical monotheism)

    Oh my goddess! (or radical monotheism)

    There are some people out there that have been disturbed by the fact that I am talking about the goddess and assume by that that I have left the Christian path. Because let’s face it while we as Christian give lip-service to the fact that god may not be a “he” and perhaps even can […]

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  • I am the truth

    I am the truth

    In the Christian world we continuously repeat the mantra: Jesus is the answer, Jesus is the truth! Vi repate it over and over again and it most often seems to mean that outside the person of Jesus there is no truth. We seem to believe that Jesus statement means that everything else is untrue, lies. […]

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  • Life is not a warm-up for heaven

    The whole idea of heaven, while hope inspiring, often corrodes and hollows out our everyday life. It is interesting to note that Jesus rarely spoke about heaven. To him, it seemed much more important and urgent to deal with life here and now. Heaven in the here and now. “Repent, for the kingdom of god […]

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  • Truth, Grace & Justice

    The trinity of love consists, according to Christian Schwartz book “The 3 colors of love”, of truth grace and justice. The scriptures rarely mention truth or grace without mentioning justice, but what if any is the relationship between the three? Grace is the word most often associated with love, when someone is graceful we understand […]

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  • How I became a queer theologian a desert journey

    How I became a queer theologian a desert journey

    Last week my friend Samuel decided to reblog one of my posts on LGBTQ and the church. Promptly someone questioned if I really had written the piece as I had taught a very different gospel at said persons confirmation camp. I had to reply that I have been (am still) on a long theological pilgrimage. […]

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  • Armylife impossible!

    I have the theme tune of mission impossible playing in my mind constantly, and have all sorts of bizarre scenarios of what Saturdays consultation will be like. Most of them have some sort of feel of Mission Impossible or any other secret agent movie. I am reminded of the chapter in Brian Mclaren’s The Secret […]

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