Author Archives: B. James Wilson

About B. James Wilson

Author, Artist, Teacher, Apparent Illusion...

Changing Our Paradigm of Death

Some religions celebrate death, certainly Christianity is one that should. I know of a religious sect that mourns the birth of a child and celebrates the death of a member with feasting and great joy. As Christians, we could learn … Continue reading

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Notes on “The Abolition of Man”

Chapter One: Men Without Chests Bruce Jenner says of his condition, “I just couldn’t continue living a lie.” What he means is that he perceives his physical, birth gender to be a lie. That perception implies that the truth lies … Continue reading

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Over These Prison Walls

I feel like, and have felt for a long time, that the church has been imprisoned by its own walls. That through its history, the church has created a prison fortress that has defined it since the beginning of the … Continue reading

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Silent No More

Gen. 16:12 “You shall call his name Ishmael… ┬áHe shall be a wild man; His hand shall be against every man, and every man’s hand against him… “ On the advice of family and friends, well meaning Christians all, I … Continue reading

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It’s Not About Your Happiness, Dammit

I recently read an article about, “The Gospel of Happiness.” No disrespect to Joel Osteen, but if happiness is your goal in life, then you’ve missed the boat entirely. In fact, your religion is Hedonism, no matter how thickly you … Continue reading

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This Valentine’s Day Beware a Cold Heart

I was saved in a Baptist church and blessed to find myself under the tutelage of one of the finest Bible scholars I have ever heard. In that atmosphere, as a young Christian, I was happy to accept whatever doctrine … Continue reading

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A New Year’s Resolution

Redefining Purpose: I’ve been very neglectful of this blog over the past year. There are innumerable reasons for that, among them, a great deal of tragedy and suffering and the ministry related to it, but also family, travel, and a … Continue reading

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