Tag Archives: dispensationalism

Heaven, the Kingdom of Heaven, and the Kingdom of God

Some seem to think that the kingdom of heaven is the same as heaven, but it isn’t. The kingdom of heaven is actually another term for the kingdom of God. Some years ago, I read an author who said that … Continue reading

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How Waiting for Power to be Restored from Hurricane Irma is Similar and Dissimilar to Waiting for the ‘Rapture’

When I was a fundamentalist, an important element of my life was waiting for the ‘rapture’. We expected Jesus’ any moment return and it would be a joyous moment for us! We sang songs about it, preachers preached about it, … Continue reading

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19th Century Evangelicalism: Why is it Important Today?

Recently, Progressive Christian Blogs invited progressive Christians to write a post, at our own blog or forum, on the hope of progressive Christianity from our perspective—and then to post it to the PGB Google+ community at http://tinyurl.com/puqhk86. I am excited about … Continue reading

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