Here’s What You Need to Know About Hell

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Seminary graduate N. C. Harrison discusses the enduring concept of hell.

Stivers Cartoons: The Worst Thing About Going to Hell

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©Mark Stivers / www.stiverscartoons.com

Damnation by Firelight

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Using the unassuming structure of the prose poem, Jim Churchill-Dicks presents a disturbing, emotionally-charged moment between father and son.

Hell and the Love of God (Pt. 2 of 2) – Exploring Sheol, Hades, Tartarus and Gehenna

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What the misunderstandings of our favorite characters and locations of hell reveal about the character of God

Hell and the Love of God (Pt. 1 of 2)

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If God can’t expiate sin without our participation in asking for that forgiveness, then God is weak. If, instead, God chooses not to forgive sin unless we ask for it, opting instead to let us suffer for all eternity because of our mistakes, then God is not loving.

Do Men Feel Ownership of Their Marriage?

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Paul Markevicius connects the reasons men don’t write about marriage to the lack of agency they often feel once wed.

Into the Shadows: A History of Hell and Satan (Part 2 of 2)

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With respect to any relationship between Satan in the Old Testament and Sheol, there is none.

Hell and Satan: A Brief History (Part 1 of 2)

Did you know Satan actually works alongside God instead of against God?

Six Things That Aren’t “Literally” in the Bible

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It’s fine if you want to believe these things. Just stop saying they’re in an easily-checkable text, and stop taking other people’s word for it that they are.

“The capacity for change in even the most backward people starts with compassion. Take it from a former Psycho Bitch from Hell.”

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This is a comment by Vironika Tugaleva on the post “How to Deal with a Psycho Bitch from Hell”. The more we label each other, the more we reduce each other to stereotypes and the more we barriers up the walls between each other. We have to start at compassion to be able to reach through the awful moments.

Kicked Out of Sunday School

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As a child, Carl Pettit didn’t believe in God, and was sure he’d go to Hell for his disbelief.

Why We Run

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Long-distance runner Jeff Swain loses himself in the Allegheny Forest.

The Place for Beer Is … in Hell?

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This is the “Beer in Hell” edition of “Church Sign Epic Fails” with Christian Piatt!

The Proper Use of Profanity

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A basic guide to the correct use of English profanity.

Abyss

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‘You dare to stare into such a friend’ … A poem by Daniel Lee Fee.

The Worst Job I’ve Ever Had

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After his boss asked him to cook up some road kill, Steve Jaeger realized he was in hell.