The Christian gospel is simple. The idea is that everyone has sinned at least once, and because we've sinned we all deserve to go to Hell for eternity (a bit harsh, but that's the story). The only way God can save us from Hell is to become a human and sacrifice himself to himself … [Read more...]
LTMFS Part 43: Big Sins and Little Sins
16 years ago, I wrote this in my journal: I think one reason I've repeated the same little sins over and over is because when I repent of those “little” sins I don’t have the same deep abhorrence far them as I do for “big” sins. It was one thing to stop smoking pot and looking … [Read more...]
LTMFS Part 37: Which Interpretation?
16 years ago, I wrote this in my journal: What would Jesus do? Good question. I’ve never taken it as seriously or asked it as often as I should. I started reading a novel called In His Steps by Charles Sheldon and it’s all about that question. Mom and Dad would disagree with … [Read more...]
What Do You Mean I’m Not An Atheist?
I recently came across yet another article that claims atheists don't really exist. This is a very common argument among Christians. To them, the existence of god is so obvious that they simply can't grasp the concept of not believing. So the only explanation that makes sense to … [Read more...]
Heaven ISN’T For Real
Although Christians are confident they will spend all of eternity in Heaven, many of them don't seem to give it much thought. This is very strange to me. If Heaven is forever, then Christians will spend virtually all of their existence there. In fact, their time on Earth will … [Read more...]