Who Murdered Ananias & Sapphira? — Richard Murray

[Note from Joel Killion: I don't know about you but Acts 5:1-11 has troubled me for many years. Every time I've read it, I've been left with unanswered questions and have been conflicted on how to process what all happened there. While most Christians believe that God killed Ananias and Sapphira (a view held, it seems, … Continue reading Who Murdered Ananias & Sapphira? — Richard Murray

What Does “The Matrix” Have in Common with the Early Church Fathers’ View of Reality? — Richard Murray

ANSWER: ALMOST EVERYTHING! Obviously, the early Church Fathers never actually watched The Matrix trilogy of movies. But, then again, maybe in some archetypal way, the Lord projected the movie's major themes across time and space onto the screens of their corporate consciousness. I am awestruck at how closely the cosmology of the early Church lines … Continue reading What Does “The Matrix” Have in Common with the Early Church Fathers’ View of Reality? — Richard Murray

The Unlovely Love of Jesus

What is love? If it's true that "It's all about love" then how we answer this question means everything. Who defines love? The media? Our culture? Political-correctness? Our religious leaders? -- or Jesus? How did Jesus love? Have you given it real thought? Are you content to assume an answer or do you want the truth enough … Continue reading The Unlovely Love of Jesus