Category Archives: eschatology

The Bible, violence, and the rise of Christ – Lent day 34

If you’ve been watching The History Channel’s miniseries The Bible, you may have noticed something. VIOLENCE! Am I right?!? My goodness, there’s a lot of bloody gore in Scripture.  Even though I’m pretty sure that Abraham wasn’t a samurai (he … Continue reading

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Mmmm… Night Shyamalamadingdong – Lent day 21 (night)

Night.  Every time I hear the word “night” I think of M. Night Shyamalamadingdong.  You know, the director?  I guess the correct spelling of his name is M Night Shyamalan. Whatever. Shyamalan’s movies are known for their “gotcha” plot twists.  In … Continue reading

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December 21st, 2012 – The Mayans were right about the day the Earth was destroyed!

I thought that title might get you reading. Well, if you are reading this, chances are that the world didn’t end when the clock struck ’12.  Over the past year or so, I’ve answered questions from teenagers I work with … Continue reading

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An amusement park of grace and forgiveness

Hi, my name is Brian and I’m a roller coaster-holic. OK, OK, it’s not like a go out of my way to travel specifically to ride roller coasters.  That’s what –holics do, right?  They go out of their way to … Continue reading

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Jesus vs. Peyton Manning

I truly think Jesus is going to come back before we ever learn what Peyton Manning is going to end up doing next season.

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2012 – the year the Earth was destroyed

I thought that title might get you reading. Well, if you are reading this, chances are that the world didn’t end when the clock struck ’12.  Over the past several months—over a year, perhaps—I’ve answered questions from teenagers I work … Continue reading

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Apocalypse now (?)

May 21st has come and is almost gone.  With only a handful of hours left, it looks like Harold Camping is going to be wrong.  How do we really treat him and his followers in the aftermath?  While I’ve cracked … Continue reading

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Like a thief in the night

“Like a thief in the night.”  That’s how Jesus described how (and “when”—sorta) He would return.  So if even Jesus didn’t get the 411 on when to expect the end of the world, why do we fall for it when … Continue reading

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Love Wins – chapter 4

Christ followers and churches need a makeover.  Even my 2 1/2 year old seems to have hopped on this bandwagon.  It’s not a bad vehicle to hitch a ride on, as long as people understand that they need to be part … Continue reading

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Love Wins – chapter 2

Ooh, baby, do you know what that’s worth? // Ooh, Heaven is a place on Earth // They say in Heaven love comes first // We’ll make Heaven a place on Earth // Ooh, Heaven is a place on Earth … Continue reading

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