Contrary to popular evangelical practice, the call to follow Jesus is an invitation to relinquish power over others. Part 4 in a series on the Bible as a story about power, we contrast this ethic with the theology of power and submission that is rooted in American slavery and is alive and well in the American church today.
Music: Cale Haugen
References: 1 Cor. 6:3, Rev. 1:6, 5:10, 20:6
- Paul’s Ethics of Relinquishing Power and the Letter to Philemon by Tim
- Seminary Dropout podcast episode 111: Gary Black Jr. “Heaven is not a cosmic car wash!”
- Preparing for Heaven: What Dallas Willard Taught Me About Living, Dying, and Eternal Life by Gary Black Jr.