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Inerrantists are My Brothers and Sisters in Jesus—Not My Enemies

I do not believe in biblical inerrancy. I think inerrancy is a very harmful belief, and I often demonstrate the errors of the assumption, or presupposition, of inerrancy. Of course, I get a lot of push-back from inerrantists and (though … Continue reading

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How Christian Patriarchy is a Misguided and Harmful Belief that Does Tremendous Damage

I grew up in the 1950s and 1960s when the family on Leave it to Beaver was highly regarded (1957-1963 plus reruns). Ward was in charge and June supported him and kept house. Ward Cleaver was definitely the head of … Continue reading

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How Does Loving Others as Yourself Apply to Divorce?

Living by religious rules is a poor substitute for living the principle of loving others as ourselves. Let’s consider the example of divorce. Divorce is looked upon as a despised condition among some Christians. The pastor I grew up under … Continue reading

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