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CWR Magazine – August 2017 Issue: “Moving On”

Contents: Moving On: Faith after Evangelicalism - Brad Jersak - pg. 1 Vive la Revolution! - Brian Zahnd - pg. 7 Do Only Christians Go to Heaven? - Zack Hunt - pg. 8 On Wisdom Amidst the Crowd - Danielle Shroyer - pg. 11 Teaching the Cross to Children - Brad Jersak - pg. 12 Trinitarian Revolution - Richard Rohr - pg. 14 "Is the Bible 'the Word of God'?" - Greg Albrecht - pg. 15

August 2017

CLICK HERE to read now (PDF Format) Brad Jersak: Moving On... Faith after Evangelicalism – pg. 1 Brian Zahnd: Vive la Revolution! – pg. 7 Zack Hunt: Do Only Christians Go to Heaven? – pg. 8 Danielle Schroyer: On Wisdom Amidst the Crowd – pg. 11 Brad Jersak: Teaching the Cross to Children – pg. 12 Richard Rohr: Trinitarian Revolution – pg. 14 Greg Albrecht: “Is the Bible 'the Word of God'?" -pg. 15 CLICK on MAGAZINE COVER BELOW for Flipping Page Format

George Costanza, NT Wright and Angry God (Romans 8:3-4) by Brad Jersak

If we refrain from imposing Calvinist atonement theory back onto the text, what else might Paul mean by "God condemned sin in the flesh"?

June 2017

CLICK HERE to read now (PDF Format) Greg Albrecht: Forgiveness...Who First? – pg. 1 Laura Urista: The Best Father's Day Gift – pg. 7 Brian Zahnd: The Charm of Beauty in an Ugly Age – pg. 11 Greg Albrecht: "Did 'all people' receive the Holy Spirit on Pentecost?" – pg. 12 Amber Hamilton: Reflections on A More Christlike God – pg. 13 Brad Jersak: Wishful thinking? Or Blessed Hope! – pg. 15 CLICK on MAGAZINE COVER BELOW for Flipping Page Format

Winter 2016

Articles: Dare to Hope...Can All Be Saved? - page 4 32 Scriptures that Dare Us to Hope - page 6 7 Myths about Christian Universalism - page 8  "If you want to see folk damned..." - page 12 Changing Diapers for God - page 15 Nones and Dones - page 16 One Road; Two Ditches - page 20 A Perfect Plan for Your Life? - page 23 Jesus, Son of Adam - page 24 "When the time had fully come..." - page 25 What Itching Ears Really Want to Hear - page 31

Fall 2016

Articles: Remembering 9-11: 15 Years Later - page 4 When Towers Fall - page 11 Five Stages of Religious Violence - page 14 Religion That's Lost Its Way - page 16 What's so "Christian" about Christianity? - page 17 "Fear Not" - page 18 Raising Children with Fearless Faith - page 20 The Dogs of Legalism: Can Religion Help with Stress? - page 21 The Therapeutic Massage of Prayer - page 25 George MacDonald's Spiritual Journey (& mine too) - page 26 House of Cards - page 27 Times of Refreshing and Restoration - page 31

Summer 2016

Articles: Whose Image Is on the Coin? Religion & Politics - p4 Why We Love The Walking Dead - p8 I Wish the Bible Had Never Been Written - p14 God Is Not a Monster - p15 The Gospel in Three Words - p17 Because He First Loved Us - p18 Raising Children Un-fundamentalist - p20 You Don't Need Another Study Bible - p21 Putting the World Back Into Christianity - p23 Burning Ember: The Steve Bell Adventure - p25 Father, Forgive Us - p28 Walking Through Minefields Together - p29 Missing What Mark? -p31

Spring 2016

Articles: The Jesus Way - p4 Out for Blood? - p7 Golgatha: Collision of Sin and Grace - p13 The verdict Is In... -p14 Jesus at the Gates of Hell - p17 The Importance of Doubt - p19 Strange Land of Dread and Denial - p20 More Than Magazines (2015 Year in Review) -p26 Kissing Evangelism Goodbye - p28 The Jewish Teacher - p29 God Is Not the Witch -p31

Winter 2015

Articles: God...More Than a "Christian"? -p4 When Poetry Devolves into Doctrine -p8 He's There For You & With You (God With Us)- p10 Why I Still Believe in God -p18 How the WORD Read the Word -p23 God Is Just Like Jesus - p25 God Is Love...and Love Never Ends -p26 You Are Worth More than Chewing Gum! -p31

Fall 2015

Articles: Responding to the River of God's Grace -p4 Reading the Bible as an Epic Story -p8 Everything Happens for a  Reason...Or? -p9 Giving Thanks to the Master -p11 Millennials and Money -p14 Don't Water it Down -p16 "Are you saved?" -p17 Jesus IS What God Has to Say -p19 Inspiried, Infallible & Inerrant? -p20 Does Recovering from Religion Have to be Morose p25 Are Bible Verses the Worst Thing Ever? -p26 Disarming Scripture -p28 Defending the Bible? -p31

Nov-Dec 2015

Articles:  The Visitor - page 1 Apart From and before God's Grace - page 2 Fellowship of the Unashamed - page 4 Perils of Bible Dissection - page 5 Reading the Bible Right - page 6 God Loves China - page 7

Who is this ‘Monster God’ of (Im)Pure Will? – Brad Jersak

A Quick History of the 'Monster God' The term "Monster God" became 'a thing' in 2014 through a series of sermons, debates and blogs, and while I can't be sure of its earliest use, one will note that its popular usage is typically tagged to Pastor Brian Zahnd (Word of Life Church and a CWR columnist). It came onto my radar through a sermon in early May entitled "Death of the Monster God," a lenten sermon on Luke 23:34, 46 (Jesus' prayers to the Father) asking, "What is God like?"     The central point of the sermon is summarized by Brian in these words: When we look at the death of Jesus on the cross in the light of the resurrection, we ...