I'm not a big fan of televangelism. It comes across as flashy or melodramatic at times and lacks a certain grit of authenticity. So when Ricky Gervais published this tweet about faith healers, I don't know if he was addressing the Hollywood version of people who pray for healing or all people who ... Read more about Ricky Gervais Threw Down The Gauntlet On Faith Healers
If you visited Culture Feast since the relaunch, you’ve likely skimmed through the post on how Jacques Ellul challenges my eschatology (i.e. my understanding of how the End Times will unfold). I wouldn’t fault you if you stopped dead in your tracks and bailed after the first paragraph or two. After ... Read more about What Does Permaculture Have To Do With The Rapture?
As a child growing up around Methodists, Baptists, and Charismatics, I soaked up a hodgepodge of End Times theories. The most common End of the World issue was “The Rapture”, and whether it would come before the great tribulation, during the great tribulation, or after. If you’re not familiar ... Read more about Jacques Ellul Challenges My Eschatology
It's happening right now. The institutional church is fading. Even while many megachurches are on the rise, the church as an institution is fading. The power and the presence are not reaching levels we desire. We're not living up to 1st Century Church. Two thousand years of history to learn from, ... Read more about Exchanging Church the Institution for Church the Mirror Image
I intended to renew my mind each and every day. And by "intended to", I really mean "purposefully avoided." It's not that I don't want the benefits of a renewed mind. Obviously I do. It's that I don't want to put in the work. Or even more precise, I don't want to sacrifice the time it takes to ... Read more about Renewing the Mind Takes More Than Good Intentions