Monthly Archives: August 2014

Ignoring Hierarchy: Jesus and Hierarchy (Part 2)

In the first part of this topic I mentioned that rigidly hierarchical religious organizations, such as pyramidal para-church ministries and denominations, are unChristian. But then it struck me that I had missed the real point, which is that all hierarchical organizations: … Continue reading

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Jesus and Hierarchy (Part 1)

Jesus knew all about hierarchy, born a Jew in Judea under brutal Roman rule. He worked as what is translated as a carpenter (Greek: tekton), but was more likely a stonemason, probably employed to build the large public amphitheater near Nazareth, … Continue reading

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The Male Dominated Wedding Sermon

Dear Preacher, I am one of  the groom’s uncles who attended the wedding on Saturday. I was concerned about and saddened by the sermon at the wedding. I understand that your intended point was to emphasize that marriage requires large amounts … Continue reading

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