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

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Description: Jesus hanging between the two thieves. One says to him: "I think the first thing you should do when this is over is incorporate." Certainly this wasn't part of Christ's action plan.

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Description: Two people are thinking about God. Between their separate thoughts about God is a does-not-equal sign. I claim this is always true.

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Description: A MicroAggressive Christian t-shirt with the words, "God Loves Even You!" I've been talking with friends and doing research about microaggressions.  Microaggressions are insults against a certain group of people that come off as a joke or even a compliment. Often they’re not even thought about… the aggressor sometimes doesn’t even know what they’re doing. They’re automatic comments that are often made in passing. Here are some examples: “You don’t seem gay, though!” “You’re the whitest black person I know!” “Figures your family is rich, being Jews.” “You’re actually pretty cool for a Christian.” “You look like you’re from...

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