How Peter could tell slaves to submit to masters without dignifying the institution of slavery

Does the Bible condone slavery?  The passage we are studying this week, in particular 1 Peter 2:18-20, seems to do just that.  As I mentioned in this week’s first post, Christian slave-owners used this passage to support slavery.  Imagine being a slave hearing sermons telling you to submit to your master, even when he beatsContinue reading “How Peter could tell slaves to submit to masters without dignifying the institution of slavery”

How I found out I owned 62 slaves (and what I’m doing about it)

Does the Bible affirm slavery?  The guy in the video below sure thinks so. No doubt this man’s methodology was really insensitive and hurtful.  Inexcusable.  But take a look at his argument.  He claims the Bible supports slavery.  Is he right.  On the billboard, he lists a Bible verse that seems to endorse slavery.  AtContinue reading “How I found out I owned 62 slaves (and what I’m doing about it)”