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Misfits Theology
Tired of petty in-fighting in Christian circles over the Bible, science, homosexuality, etc.? This group will give you peace. Conservatives & liberals welcome.
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Misfits Theology Feb 16
Life changes on a dime. You wake up to a beautiful day, the warm sun streaming through the window, cheerful sounds of birds singing to each other, everything is right in the world, all is well within....
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Misfits Theology Feb 16
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Misfits Theology Feb 15
Do you ever wonder? Is that even a thing these days? Do we sit and ponder, let our thoughts wander, long enough to explore rabbit trails of thought that lead us to new ideas? I'm a person who craves...
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Misfits Theology Feb 14
The vital part the Bible plays--if it can be trusted--is to provide an accurate record of what Jesus said and did two thousand years ago, and what God said and did before that.
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Misfits Theology Feb 11
Last night I found myself scrolling through the seemingly endless list of Grammy nominees and was surprised to find one nominated album was called "Hiraeth". This was both exciting and troubling to me, exciting...
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Misfits Theology Feb 10
If humans have freewill, how can God be omniscient? If God is omniscient and all knowing, how can humans have freewill? Is predestination a lie? Are we really deterministic robots with an...
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Misfits Theology Feb 10
My husband said “go” when he heard I’d been invited by a friend to attend the IF:Gathering in Dallas. He said it could be a “game changer.” So I said yes and went. Since I’d watched the event the...
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Misfits Theology Feb 9
Growing in the knowledge of good and evil from the perspective of goodness would have come from trusting in and alignment with all that is good......
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Misfits Theology Feb 9
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Misfits Theology Feb 8
In my last post, I briefly described the process of historical-grammatical exegesis. This method of interpretation is long, drawn out, and complicated, but...
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Misfits Theology Feb 7
Underlying Deuteronomy 27-28 and the book of Job is the foundation of faith.
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Misfits Theology Feb 2
In the beginning there was darkness Vast, formless, empty, and deep. For eternity, I hovered over this dark deep With images of possibility forming in My mind Lines, shapes, colors Sounds, tastes,...
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Misfits Theology Feb 2
The Bible is not always as PG-rated as we would like to think. While teaching the Bible in a flippant manner is not good, I also think that there is a shock value in many Biblical texts that we are...
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Misfits Theology Feb 2
Did the man gasp? Did his eyes widen in fear…or excited anticipation? She took the fruit, and the world did not tilt. As she lifted it to her lips, did she glance at the man under half-lidded...
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Misfits Theology Jan 31
Monday night in my world religions class the professor asked how many of us do not attend church on a consistent basis. Half of the class raised their hands. The students in this class...
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Misfits Theology Jan 31
Recently Father Richard Rohr, a Franciscan priest and spiritual guide offered this as a reflection on the Apostles and Nicene Creed, “Both creeds reveal historic Christian assumptions about who God is and...
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Misfits Theology Jan 31
Has God so evolved in His thinking on the Sabbath as to do a complete about-face? Before, picking up sticks was a death penalty offense. Now, God Himself...
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Misfits Theology Jan 30
From our 21st Century, Western Hemisphere, Hellenized culture and education, linear thinking, fact-based logical standpoint, there seems to be an inherent fallacy...
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Misfits Theology Jan 30
One of my favorite sermon illustrations, albeit corny and perhaps even cliché by now, involves an awkward encounter between a successful businessman and a supposed homeless man in a café....
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Misfits Theology Jan 29
Continuing the conversation. Recently I wrote a post about whether the question (Is the Bible Trustworthy?) the right question, or as I argued is their a better...
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