Should Christians give 10% to their church, or is that Old Testament legalism? Why is giving good, but tithing a bit complicated? All this and William Paul Young, author of The Shack, as our Heretic of the Week.
- 00:20 – Introduction.
- 05:15 – Introduction to William Paul Young and why people consider him a heretic. Using a black woman to represent God in The Shack.
- 09:50 – Relationship vs. sparring with our minds.
- 11:00 – Grouping people acting as the accuser.
- 14:57 – Love and the other.
- 16:03 – Paul’s book Eve.
- 20:40 – What do you believe in?
- 25:35 – If Luther and Calvin were right in declaring that forgiveness precedes confession and repentance then if would mean forgiveness precedes belief.
- 26:53 – Everyone is already forgiven. Accomplished by Jesus. Everyone is in Christ.
- 27:23 – Separation gospel from evangelicalism.
- 30:40 – Jesus has received you into his life.
- 31:46 – There is no separation or great divide.
- 34:00 – Being a Christian only when it’s helpful.
- 35:40 – Paul’s current project.
- 38:21 – End of interview.
- 40:12 – Text to the hotline. The progression of the beliefs of the hosts during the podcast.
- 44:12 – Divinity of humanity.
- 46:14 – Voicemail to the hotline. Difference between tithing to a traditional church and giving to the H3 patreon.
- 49:40 – Tithing for the nation of Israel for specific reasons. The priestly tribe of Levites with no land. Upkeep of the temple.
- 51:16 – The new priesthood is everyone in Christ.
- 52:53 – No tithing until 700 years later.
- 54:27 – Difference between giving and tithing.
- 55:00 – A mandate of tithing vs giving back to H3 for creating free content.
- 57:10 – The motivation of giving.
- 1:03:00 – Non-monetary support.
- 1:07:47 – Churches as businesses.
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