Did Jesus die that we might stay in the closet?

Luke 18:38 “What is truth?” Pilate asked. With this he went out again to the Jews and said, “I find no basis for a charge against him.

Easter and Resurrection Sunday is over. The stone has been rolled away. What does it mean to us?

For some Christians, the crucifixion was a State santioned event to perpertuate the status quo. Yet, Jesus didn’t challenge the state ie the Romans of their power. At the core of it was wealth and the collection of taxes to oppress the Jews. Yet, Jesus didn’t call for any witholding of the taxes to the dismay of his supporters even though the taxes were oppressive because it paid for the Roman Army to subjugate the land. Continue reading

A new kind of mega christianity

We would have expected a rise of the liberals and liberal churches with their liberation theology challenging the Anglicans and Methodists but instead we got the mega churches with its unique blend of counter intuitive approaches in the last three decades.

A recent survey of the churches reveal some surprising findings:-

a. Properity is a blessing from God

b. Government is not becoming too liberal

c. Not likely to enforce their moral view points on others collectively

d. Greater self rigthteousness in condeming gays yet more agreeable to pre-marital sex and are comfortable interacting with gays Continue reading