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The Heresy of Quiet Times

The Heresy of Quiet Times

Oct 21, 2015

“Jesus happens in quiet times.” Growing up, I remember a minister consistently using this line to guilt us into regular “quiet times.” We were told that these daily times of personal prayer and Bible study were what made us Christians. We were not alone. Throughout the Christian faith, there exists this strange idea that quiet times are the base...

Crucify Jesus and Save the Church: A Holy Week Manifesto

Crucify Jesus and Save the Church: A Holy Week Manifesto

Mar 31, 2015

I don’t really like going to church. There are some ministers who love the mystery and majesty of it all no matter what. Not me. I am so tired of the modern presentation of Jesus that I have mentally and spiritually dropped out. Week after week, church leaders use their pulpits to demand more money and more people. One would think that the Gospel of Jesus was,...