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Clever Manipulation of the Flock

Cage Match of the Century!

The church at large has always been rife with those who would manipulate people, and these days are no exception. In this edition of Radical Grace Radio we talk about some of the stupid things that happen in our own church body along with the stupid things going on in Evangelicalism. Just to be fair, because there’s been plenty of stupid to go around of late.

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Stupid Sells!

Cage Match of the Century!

Reverend Terry Jones of Dove World Outreach in Florida has decided to hang Barack Obama in Effigy outside his church… Is it just us, or as time goes by is there more and more just stupid stuff going on in the name of Christ? Pastor Gary and I have challenged Terry Jones and his best pick to a Cage Match that will be on pay per view live streamed on Youtube. Because? STUPID SELLS!

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Freedom in Christ is NOT a Yoke of Slavery

You are Free Indeed

“For freedom Christ has set us free; stand firm therefore, and do not submit again to a yoke of slavery.” Galatians 5:1 It’s easy to abuse Christian Freedom, no so easy to use it wisely. Again, anyone’s ability or inability to live a proper Christian life has no bearing on their adoption as Children of God. However it can have a lot of bearing upon our neighbors, which is why we’re taking on this topic.

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Son of Man. Can These Bones Live?

He is Our God and we are His People

Who could be on the radio the day before Memorial Day and not talk about Memorial Day? So that’s what we did, but we also talked about the Valley of Dry Bones from Ezekiel 37, and how that which Ezekiel saw was a beautiful vision of what Jesus did for us. There’s just no way of getting tired of this stuff!

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God’s “Gnarly Grace”!

Maxed out!

Someone objects to “Radical Grace” because it sounds too much like “Gnarly Grace”. So in response, we get Gnarly with Christian living by telling you how to just stop sinning because that will apparently make everyone feel better and whatever… So stop sinning! Stop it! Just stop! That’s how you stop. Now, when you have found that even that simple advice doesn’t work, Let’s talk again about why God’s grace is so important, not as a power source, but rather as God’s divine mercy towards you. That grace never stops.

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The Meaning of Christian Life

Abide in my Love…

How can the Christian life be about abiding the love of Jesus today, and how is it relevant to giving meaning for a Christian life? Seriously folks, there’s a Doctrine for everything in the Christian’s life, and all of them have something do with what Jesus has done, is doing or will do.

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He is Risen!!

He is Risen Indeed! Alleluia!

Do those words bore you? “He is Risen!” I was reading an article that was Newsweek Magazine and in the Huffington Post where the Author (More about him next week) keeps referring to Jesus as though he’s not around anymore. “He was” and “If he were here”… even though this guy swears he believes in Jesus’ divinity and the Resurrection he keeps talking about Jesus as though he were dead.

No. HE… IS… Risen! Three important words. Let’s talk about the Gospel. Let’s talk about Christ raised from the dead. Yeah, let’s do it. I like this plan. emphasis on the traditional Palm Sunday from the triumphal entry to Jesus’ Passion. Good or bad?


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Jesus’ Triumphal Entry!

Were you April Fooled this past Sunday?

Jesus’ Triumphal Entry. Lots of good stuff and again stressing an emphasis this Easter season on Jesus and what he has done for all humanity. Behold! You King arrives!

Also, a lot of churches are shifting emphasis on the traditional Palm Sunday from the triumphal entry to Jesus’ Passion. Good or bad?


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Comfort for the Living in the Face of Death

How did you get in here?

Each and everyone one of us is guaranteed to experience the death of someone we love in our lifetimes. You’d have to be a literal Scrooge who hated everyone to not be moved at the news of the death of a parent, a child, a friend… In this edition of Radical Grace Radio we offer comfort from a surprising place in the Bible: The Parable of the Wedding Banquet in Matthew’s Gospel.


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