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Description: A man asks Jesus, "Can you tell us about Heaven?" Jesus responds, "Why can't this be Heaven, right here, right now?" HEAVEN HERE NOW I'm frequently asked if I believe in Heaven. The historical Jesus, I believe, did not talk about an afterlife, but rather emphasized the kingdom as manifested within us in our freedom. The logic seems to be if you don't believe in Hell then maybe you don't believe in an afterlife at all, which includes Heaven. I always find this difficult to respond to. I feel like a Buddhist when asked if there's a soul. Yes or no....

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Description: Jesus is standing in front of the desk of a pastor who is surrounded by books and studying. The pastor says, "Come back later. I'm preparing a sermon about you." One of the things I realized as a preacher was that it is normal to talk about what is true but reject it at the same time.

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Description: A man teaching a class with these words on the screen: HOW TO CONVERT HERETICS ONLINE CONCERN: Start by sounding kind and concerned for their very souls because they’re probably hurt, bitter, confused and probably never truly felt the love of Christ before. CONDESCEND: When they say they’re okay, remind them not to trust their feelings or thoughts. It’s God they need to be okay with and he’s NOT okay with them in their ignorance and sin. Still sound concerned and condescending because you actually ARE superior because you’re right and they’re wrong. Don’t be a coward. Be bold...

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Description of cartoon "I Think I'm Gay": Jesus and a man are walking hand-in-hand. The man says, "Sorry Jesus, but I think I'm gay." Jesus replies, "Dude! Relax! I knew that long before you did." Well, this isn't my very first LGBTQ+ cartoon, but certainly one of them. This is the first one to hit the ground running though. I like it a lot, and so do many others.

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Description: People are trying to reach each other but are held back by balls and chains labelled "my theology".

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