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Episode 2-4: Heat to Light — Our Lost Moral High Ground, and How to Begin Reclaiming It

Remember when Christianity held the moral high ground? Not just Christianity, the faith delivered to us in Christ ...

Episode 2-3: From Heat to Light: Worldviews in Conflict

You want to help move people from conflict to understanding, but here’s the problem you run into: Everyone ...

Episode 2-2: Grace and Truth in Heat-to-Light Conversations

Someone’s brought the heat of cultural conflict into your home or your church. Maybe it’s their own dispute ...

Season 2, Episode 1: What Easter Tells Us About Moving from Cultural Conflict to Spiritual Transformation

Heat to Light: Moving from Cultural Conflict to Spiritual Transformation That’s the theme of Season 2 of the ...

The Unimaginable Greatness of God

A creative-thinking reflection on God’s unimaginable greatness!

Episode 18: Thanksgiving in 2020? A Message from a Psalmist Who Wondered, Too

Thanksgiving in 2020? You’re not the first to wonder about that! I’m right there with you, too. Without ...

Episode 17: ‘The Other Worldview,’ and How Jesus is So Much Greater Than You Knew

The Thinking Christian podcast is back! I’m returning with thoughts on Peter Jones’s excellent 2015 book The Other ...

Episode 16: Jesus’ Incomparable Authority (from Luke 4 and 5)

Jesus heals in Luke 4 and 5, and we’re used to reading about his doing that. There’s more ...

Episode 15: Jesus, the Hometown Hero?

Jesus’ first message in Luke was to his hometown crowd, who wanted to make him their hometown hero. ...

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  • Tom Gilson May 7, 2021 at 1:56 pm on Moving From Heat to Light: Worldviews in ConflictPoint well taken on "Judeo-Christian," at least to the extent that the two groups have different views of God, Jesus, and soteriology. As to your other comments, I would suggest that you take this more as what it was intended to be: a summary. So for example, "got along" was
  • Dr Sarah May 7, 2021 at 1:46 pm on Moving From Heat to Light: Worldviews in ConflictMy best wishes for your father’s comfort, and for the wellbeing of all of you at this time. Thoughts on this post from the perspective of a non-Christian: ‘What will it take for people in one of these groups to understand people in another?’ I find this an ironic question
  • John Moore May 5, 2021 at 9:46 pm on Heat to Light: Our Lost Moral High Ground, and How to Begin Reclaiming ItI agree with you that many Americans perceive U.S. Christianity to have lost the moral high ground. I think there's only one reason for the change, which is the close association many churches have built with the Republican party. Regardless of whether Trump and the Republicans did this or that,

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