“What’s the first thing that comes to your mind when you hear the word “Christ?”
Whether our reaction is to cringe or draw closer, every one of us has a Christology. In today’s podcast and post, I’ll show that Christ is not Jesus’ last name and we’ll look at the implications of not understanding the cosmic role of “The Christ.”
Join me now, as we deconstruct some of our Christological assumptions and reveal a “religion-less”way of Christ following that allows us to see beyond everything.
What I’m sharing today is not new, but is likely something of which you have not heard. In today’s post and Podcast I contrast the narrow view of the ruined Jesus from last week with the cosmic view of Christ. I believe a truncated Christology has ruined Jesus and turned Christianity into an alternative religion which was never the goal of its founder. The cosmic Christ is throughout scripture and world history and has many names, one of which is Jesus. The implications of this can and will change everything.
When someone mentions Jesus in an ordinary situation things will instantly become awkward. There is a reason for this and it may not be what you think. Jesus has been characterized in countless ways. In this 100th episode of the Kevkast and in this post I will explain why these portrayals of Jesus are too small to address the honest questions of our culture and the scope of our present reality and cosmos. A Jesus that is too vengeful, too exclusive, too far off, too unloving is actually a Jesus that is too small. A small (particular) Jesus might work for an individual, but it ruins it for everyone else.