Part 2 of our first-ever LIVE podcast recording features a live Q&A session about hell, the afterlife, and the emotional consequences of deconstruction. Plus, an original song by Barrett Johnson.

Show Notes

  • 00:05 – Questions and answers introduction.
  • 00:33 – Question on karma and expecting justice in the afterlife.
  • 03:01 – Matthew 25. Motivation by love instead of fear of hell.
  • 04:41 – Retributive justice or reconciliatory justice.
  • 08:40 – Question about the stereotype of Christians waiting for the next life.
  • 10:08 – Eternal conscious torment and a loving God.
  • 13:20 – Escapist mentality.
  • 15:10 – Sacred moments and day to day living. Everyday survival.
  • 17:15 – Rene Girard. Jesus as sacrifice.
  • 19:03 – Salvation now or in the future?
  • 22:12 – What is justice?
  • 23:23 – Repentance and the gospel.
  • 23:51 – Perspective on scripture. In the last days meaning the end of the Jewish age AD 70.
  • 25:15 – The revealing of the sons of God.
  • 26:11 – Redemptive suffering.
  • 27:45 – Justice and universalism.
  • 29:30 – Many voices in scripture.
  • 30:42 – The goodness of humanity. Ultimate justice is healing.
  • 32:40 – Jesus omitting wrath passages.
  • 35:12 – Question: What has been your emotional response to a change in a belief system?
  • 42:32 – The other side of deconstruction.
  • 43:07 – Safety outside of belief.
  • 44:04 – I’m not my beliefs. Everyone is in process.
  • 46:18 – Practical responses to terrorism and war.
  • 47:45 – Retributive justice system.
  • 50:21 – Love doesn’t coerce.
  • 51:22 – Practically forgiving.
  • 54:45 – Childlike perspectives of God.
  • 57:20 – Sin as sickness.
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