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JESUS-IN-THE-PUB

'When John came, he fasted and drank no wine, and everyone said, 'He has a demon in him!'

When the Son of Man came, he ate and drank, and everyone said, 'Look at this man! He is a glutton and a drinker, a friend of tax collectors and other outcasts!'

God's wisdom, however, is shown to be true by its results.'

Jesus and Alcohol: Matthew 11:18-19.


Blog: http://jesusinthepub.blogspot.com.au/


Hi. I'm Greg.

I am very spiritual but not religious.

I would like to meet other people who are interested in Jesus.

But, I never go to church.

So, I am starting a Jesus-In-The-Pub group.

This is Jesus for everyone who respects and admires Jesus.

Whether you are religious or not.

Whether you go to church or not.

Whether you are a Christian or not.

Atheists, agnostics, existentialists, polytheists are all welcome.

Jewish people - after all Jesus was a Jew.

Gnostics, Sikhs, Buddhists, Jains, Bahai, . . .

Hindus - I like the way Hinduism has no dogma, apostasy or heresy - have you ever heard of a Hindu heretic?

And, I am an admirer of  Mahatma Gandhi.

Goddess people.

God was a woman until a man changed her mind.

[Think about it – there is some deep thealogy and theology in that one.]

I don't mind what your politics are.

Or, your financial status.

Whether you are female, male or still making up your mind.

So long as you behave in a way that Jesus would approve of.

And, do not try to exploit people.

As Jesus said, kind people go to heaven.

Unkind people, . . . well, . . . let's not think about that just now.

[It's Matthew 25:31-46 if you really want to know.]

SOCIAL MEETINGS

I rarely drink alcohol.

Wine or beer.

But a nice pub can be a nice and inexpensive way to meet people.

To have a pleasant afternoon.

We could have meetings at hotels which have:

1: a good peaceful atmosphere;

2: good vegetarian food;

3: reasonable prices.

And are:

1: suitable for women and children as well as men;

2: near good public transport – like a railway station;

3: near a park, or a beach, if the weather is too good to stay inside.

And, do not have poker machines. [A TAB maybe. If Black Caviar is racing.]

DISCUSSION MEETINGS

Discussion meetings could be on topics including:

[I am also putting these on the DISCUSSIONS page.]

1: Who goes to heaven – and could a good god really send people to hell.

2: How Jesus healed people – a scientific explanation – and how you can heal yourself and others the way Jesus did.

3: Should a man really be the head of the household and not the more competent partner.

4: Is the Holy Spirit Female?

5: Child abuse – theological causes and theological solutions.

6: Circumcision – Moses did not do it – and, why Paul condemned it.

7: Loving yourself and protecting yourself from evil people.

8: Loving god, other people and yourself – without being a doormat.

9: Celibacy and sex.

10: Spirituality versus religion.

11: Escaping codependency with god through the love of Jesus.

12: Separation of Church and State.

13: Muhammad: a false prophet of fear.

14: FGM, female genital mutilation, is blasphemy.

15: Satan - God's enemy? Or, God's informant and enforcer. [Read the Book of JOB.]

16: The scientific basis of magic and miracles.

17: Do animals have souls?

18: Gender equality.

19: What are the differences between religions and cults?

20: God-loving versus god-fearing.

21: Miracles, faith healing and the placebo effect.

22: Reason-based faith.

ABOUT ME

I have a good direct spiritual relationship with Jesus.

I think Jesus is both a good man and a good God.

And, if people did what Jesus said and wanted then the world would be a far better place.

I am very spiritual but not at all religious.

I never go to church.

So I am looking to meet compatible people in a more informal way.

Indeed, in the way Jesus often met people.

People who are:

1: kind, broad-minded, not dogmatic;

2: do not regard women as inferior to men and the source of all evil;

3: people who are pleasant company to have a normal conversation with.

If that is you.

Please join this group.

Kind regards.

Greg.

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