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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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Keep an eye out for new podcast episodes! Thomas Jay Oord will be back on the podcast for his second time!
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Misfits Theology Jul 16
What is the gospel? Entire Christian communities have been divided over this question. It would be impossible to adequately express an answer in one blog post;...
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Misfits Theology Jul 15
So I just spent a week (Okay I showed up late, so more like 3 days) at a Summer Youth Camp. My best friend is a youth pastor and invited me to come. So this post was...
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Misfits Theology Jul 12
The Gospel. The Good News. I believe that the Good News is that God is love and that love encompasses all that is and all that will be. Where man once feared God’s Wrath and...
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Misfits Theology Jul 11
“Preach the Gospel.” It’s a phrase we hear all the time in Christian circles. We find it in church mission statements, Bible studies, Christian...
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Misfits Theology Jul 9
Friday nights have become a sort of sacred, relaxing period in my household. Just after the baby falls into a deep (at least we hope) slumber, my husband will open up his...
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Misfits Theology Jun 19
As I continue to write for Misfits Theology, my desire is not to seemingly unceasingly criticize and condemn the Southern Baptist church, for this is the tribe that I find myself deeply rooted in and...
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Misfits Theology Jun 15
C. S. Lewis is undoutedly one of the most important Christian authors of the previous century. His writings are able to reach a remarkably wide audience, transcending...
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Misfits Theology Jun 10
On January 4, 1994, two small babes were born in Colorado to some of the kindest, most loving parents a child could wish for. Tori and Haley Smith were their names. Their parents were...
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Misfits Theology Jun 9
Hi, my name is Tyler Martin, and I’m a recovering cynic. Since this is my first blog post on Misfits Theology Club, I wanted to take some time to introduce myself and tell you a bit of my recovery...
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Misfits Theology Jun 7
The development of Christian eschatology -- 'Last Things', like death, judgment, Heaven, and Hell -- has led to exquisite literature, such as Dante's Divine Comedy. The comedy is a...
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Misfits Theology Jun 3
Women were Apostles to the Apostles! Matthew 28:5-10 tells us that an angel and Christ Himself instruct the women to preach the Good News to the disciples first. This is just one of many examples from...
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Misfits Theology May 30
I recently finished reading Pope Saint John Paul II's encyclical Fides et Ratio. Therein, the recent pontiff outlined some contemporary problems for a Christian understanding of the relationship...
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Misfits Theology May 25
Introduction For the Church, the issue of capital punishment is a particularly hard topic to discuss. Within the Bible, there is a basis for both the support and the...
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Misfits Theology May 24
Pluralism, Christian Universalism, and Christian Inclusivism; what the heck are these? And what's are best option? If you're like me you grew up with the...
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Misfits Theology May 22
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Misfits Theology May 16
All of us here at The Misfits Theology Club have a different perspective on the gospel/story of Jesus/Christian Preaching (I’ll be using these...
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Misfits Theology May 13
I recently attended a Mass in which the celebrant's homily addressed what is in some circles a fairly thorny issue: the relationship between Scripture (the Bible) and...
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Misfits Theology May 9
Well, I am not very good with introductions. They make me nervous and when I would have to introduce myself at the beginning of each semester I would always take notes on what I was supposed to say...
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Misfits Theology May 6
“If we are created in the image and likeness of God, then whatever Good, true, or beautiful things we can say about humanity or creation we can say of God exponentially.” Richard Rohr
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