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“I feel happy, so happy and gay!” My contribution to the homosexual debate.

What a difference 30 years can make to meaning. When the song came out, everyone would have known what was meant by “feeling gay”. Today, those who do not know the song would attach quite a different connotation to “feeling … Continue reading

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Bibliolatry – Replacing God with the Bible

I remember a time in my life when any suggestion that the bible is not anything but the 100% authentic Word of God would elicit an anger response bordering on rage. Now that I find myself more and more on … Continue reading

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The need for the evolution of Christian thought.

I believe that Christianity has stagnated since the reformation. We were meant to stand on the shoulders of the masters who have gone before, Paul, Augustinius, etc. Men and woman who pushed the boundaries of our faith. We were meant … Continue reading

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Did Jesus have to die?

Everyone dies. Scripture teaches that Jesus learnt obedience through suffering. That means that the paradigms and belief structures he embraced were tested in real live pain and suffering. If it wasn’t it would not have any meaning to us. If … Continue reading

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Forgiveness and the cross

I believe that sacrifice in the old testament serves as a reminder that our denial of our spiritual true selves leads to destruction. I utterly reject the notion that God is incapable of forgiving us unless someone gets butchered on … Continue reading

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Change – Picking apples from a pear tree?

A man once bought a house in the middle of the winter because it had what looked like a well-established apple orchard in the back garden. When summer came along he was deeply disappointed to see pears growing on the … Continue reading

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“I am” am I not?

Hi Nick This “I am” concept is simple and yet important. In Christian writing and dialogue I come across some very vague thinking regarding concepts such as self. It raised in me questions such as who am I? Who is … Continue reading

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