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Chalke Talk 18 - Society needs spirituality and character – not religion

“Following Jesus isn’t about religion and all its paraphernalia; signing up to a system of doctrinal statements in the hope of escaping judgement after death – instead it’s about how to do life right now!”

Chalke Talk 18 - Society needs spirituality and character – not religion from Open Church network on Vimeo.

 

Chalke Talk 14 - The Bible is a library that invites disagreement

When we walk into a library – even a specialist library on a particular subject – we expect the books present to have much in common with each other; but we would be highly surprised if they uniformly agreed on everything.  The Bible, Steve argues in this week’s Chalke Talk, is a library and we should expect some disagreement between the books that constitute it.

Chalke Talk 13 - Juvenile Bible reading endangering LGBT mental health

Irresponsible church leaders, who encourage a literal and juvenile interpretation of the Bible, are partly to blame for heightened mental illness and physical harm among LGBT people, argues Steve in this week's Chalke Talk.

Chalke Talk 13 - Juvenile Bible understanding causing LGBT mental illness from Open Church network on Vimeo.