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Announcing the new Key Baggage Issues page

Jesus without Baggage has added a new page featuring its series articles on major baggage issues that detract from the good news of Jesus. Current issues listed are: Angry, Violent God Hell Inerrancy Creationism Legalism Other issues will be added later. … Continue reading

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Is the Bible Inerrant? It is Not and Here’s Why

Much of the problem of baggage among those who believe in Jesus is due to an incorrect understanding of the nature of the Bible. Many Christian traditions teach that the Bible is the absolute word of God: authoritative and inerrant. … Continue reading

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Jesus Without Baggage

I have learned that Jesus appeals to a wide variety of people, including those beyond Christian traditions, such as Muslims, Buddhists, and Hindus. However, the message of Jesus is often accompanied by a tremendous amount of baggage. Therefore, people reject … Continue reading

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Introduction to This Blog

Updated 1-21-2019 Hello, I am Tim Chastain the author of this blog—Jesus without Baggage. In this first entry (January 2013) I want to let you know what this blog is about, why I wish to share it, and whom I … Continue reading

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Posted in baggage, evangelicalism, fundamentalism, Jesus | 12 Comments