To understand what the first followers of Jesus believed about what happens after death, we need to read the New Testament in its own world — the world of Jewish hope, of Roman imperialism and of Greek thought.
Particularly in American evangelical strains of Christianity, orthodoxy is often viewed as more important than orthopraxy — a word for having the correct conduct.
“The Good Place” concerns itself almost not at all with right belief.
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[caption id="attachment_51574" align="alignleft" width="68"]Doyle Sager[/caption]Springtime —- a season of hope, right? Not for everyone. According to studies, more suicides occur in the warm, sunny days of spring and early
By Vicki Brown, Word&Way Associate EditorAlthough he now cuts his hair a little shorter, Mel Callahan of Henley might best be described as a "Baptist hippie" who has turned a lifelong desire to ride "Hogs" into ministry. As a teen, Callahan always had wanted to