48 results for tag: Christianity


Whatever Happened To … ?

Fads, fashions and conspiracy theories so popular in some parts of Christendom are often here today and gone tomorrow, in contrast with Jesus who "is the same yesterday and today and forever"

God Believes In You!

Had someone betrayed, abandoned and disavowed us the way Peter denied Jesus, we would have a hard time ever talking to that person again. But after his resurrection Jesus made sure that Peter knew he still believed in him.   https://www.ptm.org/mp3/FreeDwnld/RCWR365.mp3

Jesus Cleans Up Toxic Relgious Trash

Our society knows that physical garbage is toxic, but is often blissfully unaware of the negative spiritual impact of religious trash spewed into our culture. The good news is that Jesus picks up that trash, and disposes of it!   https://www.ptm.org/mp3/FreeDwnld/RCWR310.mp3

We Don’t Need No Stinking Religion

As we continue our study in Philippians we learn that when all is said and done, what matters most in our lives is Jesus. Religious customs, ceremonies, traditions and religious trappings don't even come close to the "surpassing worth of knowing Christ Jesus my Lord" (Phil. 3:8).   https://www.ptm.org/mp3/FreeDwnld/RCWR309.mp3

Don’t Let Religion Suck All the Joy Out of Life

There are many messages from a variety of places which tell us that we aren't good enough or doing enough or trying hard enough. In this first of a three-part series based on the book of Philippians we are warned of one of the dangers of religion - it can suck all the joy out of life!   https://www.ptm.org/mp3/FreeDwnld/RCWR308.mp3

You Are Welcome!

Many who have been "vangelized" by evangelical Christians remember their experiences as being filled with judgment and condemnation. Since all are welcomed by Jesus, who took the "welcome mat" off the front porch?   https://www.ptm.org/mp3/FreeDwnld/RCWR334.mp3    

Christian Leaders or Christ-Followers?

We hear so much emphasis and stress on Christian leadership principles - but what about our primary calling, in Christ, to be his followers?   https://www.ptm.org/mp3/FreeDwnld/RCWR329.mp3

February 2019

CLICK HERE to read now (PDF Format) Brad Jersak: Trending: Deconstruction– pg. 3 Greg Albrecht: Aroma of Love, Stench of Greed– pg. 6 Rachel Ramer: Heirs to Religious Angst – pg. 8 Stephen Crosby: Confessions of a Christian Idiot – pg. 11 Peter Enns: No Contradictions in the Bible! You Heard Me! – pg. 13 Brad Jersak: “According to the Scriptures” -pg. 15

November 2018

CLICK HERE to read now (PDF Format) Articles: Enslaved by Religion...Or Free in Christ? – pg. 1 Success by Excess Is Not True Greatness – pg. 2 Thanksgiving Banquets and the Kingdom of Heaven – pg. 5 When Life Downsizes – pg. 7 Quotes & Connections – pg. 8 CLICK on MAGAZINE COVER BELOW for Flipping Page Format [real3dflipbook id="180"]

April 2018

CLICK HERE to read now (PDF Format) Brad Jersak: Why Did Jesus Die? – pg. 3 Kenneth Tanner: Lazarus' Story is the World's Story – pg. 6 Greg Albrecht: The Church: It's the People, Not the Steeple – pg. 9 Stephen Crosby: The Cleansing of the Temple: Did Jesus Sanction Violence? – pg. 12 Greg Albrecht: “Who's Going to Heaven?” -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

A Walk through Paul’s Letter to the Romans – Sean Davidson

There is no special identity that can save us, no privileged place to stand above the fray. We're all caught up in the great turning away, curving endlessly in on ourselves. But this isn't the end. God's tracked us down in his love. And he's gathered us to himself at the cross. Here, there's freedom to turn in faith and receive in joy. (Rom. 1-5)