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Pursuing God: A Reckless, Irrational, Obsessed Love That's Dying to Bring Us Home

Pursuing God: A Reckless, Irrational, Obsessed Love That's Dying to Bring Us Home

by Joshua Ryan Butler

Is God lost?Many of us feel that way. It’s as if God’s gone missing, out in the universe somewhere—and we must pick up the hunt, following any trail of breadcrumbs he may have left to go out and find him. We speak of “searching for God,” “exploring spirituality,” and “finding faith.” But what if we h… Read more…

Skeletons in God's Closet: The Mercy of Hell, the Surprise of Judgment, the Hope of Holy War

Skeletons in God's Closet: The Mercy of Hell, the Surprise of Judgment, the Hope of Holy War

by Joshua Ryan Butler

How can a loving God send people to hell? Isn’t it arrogant to believe Jesus is the only way to God? What is up with holy war in the Old Testament?Many of us fear God has some skeletons in the closet. Hell, judgment, and holy war are hot topics for the Christian faith that have a way of igniting fierce debate far and wide.  These hard questions leave … Read more…

The Skeletons in God's Closet: The Mercy of Hell, the Surprise of Judgment, the Hope of Holy War
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The Skeletons in God's Closet: The Mercy of Hell, the Surprise of Judgment, the Hope of Holy War

by Joshua Ryan Butler

Narrated by Butler, Joshua Ryan

Is God a sadistic torturer? Coldhearted judge? Genocidal maniac? Unfortunately, our popular caricatures often make him out to be.God has some skeletons in the closet. At least, that's what many of us fear. "How can a loving God send people to hell?" "Isn't it arrogant to believe Jesus is the only way to God?" "What is up… Read more…