A Game-Changer on Hell? by George Sarris

Until now, most Christians have assumed that evangelicals – people who base their convictions clearly on the teaching of Scripture – cannot possibly be universalists – people who believe that God will one day redeem all mankind. With the release on March 8 of Zondervan’s Four Views on Hell (Second Edition), that understanding suddenly changed! [...]

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April 19th, 2016 by glwadmin

Good Friday: “He Descended Into Hell” by George Sarris

Down through the centuries, that phrase from the Apostles Creed has generated a great deal of thought and discussion. It describes what the ancient church believed happened between the time on Good Friday when Jesus was crucified, dead and buried, and when on Easter Sunday morning He rose again from the dead. Images from the [...]

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April 2nd, 2015 by glwadmin

Mark Galli Responds to “Hellbound?”

The following is a response to Mark Galli’s review of “Hellbound?” at Christianity Today entitled Movie Purgatory (9/20/12). Mark Galli utilizes the fact that “Hellbound?” asks more questions than it answers in order to dismiss its value. Galli opens with: ‘Hellbound?,’ seemingly bound to fail from the beginning, never takes a stand on the issue. – He continues [...]

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September 20th, 2012 by glwadmin

“Whatever Happend to Hell?…A Response” by George Sarris

The following is by George Sarris found on his blog at The Christian Post in response to Pastor Newcombe’s article. Sarris noted quite the irony in Jerry’s use of Benjamin Rush as support for his premise that our country needs to return to a robust belief in an eternal hell: I read with interest Jerry [...]

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August 1st, 2012 by glwadmin

Hell: It Has Its Problems! by George W. Sarris

  Have you ever had an experience similar to mine? I talked with a man who told me that he stopped believing in God and going to church when he heard that most of his friends, and a lot of people in other parts of the world who had never heard of Jesus were going [...]

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April 11th, 2012 by glwadmin

False Teachers, False Prophets, Heretics and Wolves

  False Teachers, False Prophets, Heretics and Wolves By George W. Sarris I had the sad experience recently of having a dear friend who I have known well for over a dozen years come up to me at a conference where I was speaking to inform me that, in essence, he didn’t want to be [...]

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March 23rd, 2012 by glwadmin

The Rich Man and Lazarus by George Sarris

The following is by George Sarris from his blog at The Christian Post. A number of people have brought up this parable to us hoping we would address it. Often used as a proof-text to indicate how hell is an eternal inescapable state of conscious torment, the parable of the Rich Man and Lazarus has [...]

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February 17th, 2012 by glwadmin

2012 Prayer Breakfast, Eric Metaxas

Check out the following video of Eric Metaxas giving a gospel presentation at the 2012 National Day of Prayer Breakfast. Metaxas is the #1 NYT best-selling author of: Bonhoeffer: Pastor, Martyr, Prophet, Spy Amazing Grace: William Wilberforce and the Heroic Campaign to End Slavery” The following has been considered one of the best “sermons” given at the [...]

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February 9th, 2012 by glwadmin

Justice…With Eyes Wide Open! by George Sarris

If I had a nickel for every time someone made the comment – God is not only loving. He is also just! – I would be a wealthy man. People say that so often, and with such confidence and sometimes even condescension, that you would think that this one statement suddenly provides the final answer [...]

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January 26th, 2012 by glwadmin

“Jacob I Loved-Esau I Hated” by George Sarris

God blessed me with good parents, and I will be forever grateful to Him for that. They were certainly not perfect – they had the same weaknesses and shortcomings, and made many of the same mistakes as other parents.  But, I always knew that they loved me. I always knew that they wanted the best [...]

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January 10th, 2012 by glwadmin

Hell: It Hasn’t Always Been Forever!

Hell: It Hasn’t Always Been Forever! Guest post by George W. Sarris Has a paradigm shift occurred in the evangelical Christian world? Scot McKnight, the Karl A. Olsson Professor in Religious Studies at North Park University, commented recently that Universalism, or at least the prospect of it, is the single most significant issue running through the [...]

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November 20th, 2011 by glwadmin