It is an epic mistake to assume that the traditional teachings of the Christian church accurately represent who Jesus was and what he was about. Jesus got a raw deal in the Christian religion. People have been trained to understand Jesus within a faulty religious framework. Outside that framework, a very different picture emerges. For example, Jesus did NOT: start the Christian religion; view human beings as “sinners”; die in order to rescue people from God; or establish a spiritual hierarchy of “clergy” and “laity.”
The Christian religion taught people to look up into the sky to find God and Jesus there, while Jesus himself told people to look within themselves. The salvation of our world is not going to fall down out of the sky, and heaven is not a city of gold beyond the clouds. The salvation we are waiting for and the heaven we imagine is not somewhere over the rainbow but inside each of us! Jesus said this 2,000 years ago before he was hijacked by the Christian establishment. This is why I wrote Inner Anarchy. I am in this for the birth of a new age and world, and I believe humankind is ready. However, there are false worldly and religious beliefs, mindsets and ideologies that are ruling us from within, and blocking the way forward. Buried beneath all those layers of beliefs, mindsets and ideologies is the only true source that has the power to get us out of this mess but right now we’re stuck. Inner Anarchy was meant to be a case of dynamite to blast a decent-sized hole through all the BS so we can get out, and save ourselves and the world. Look, I know I’m coming down pretty hard on the Christian religion in all this. I’m the first one to admit that I myself was the Christian leader who was guilty of preaching a powerless gospel and keeping people locked up in a mentality and belief system that leads nowhere. It doesn’t have to be this way! Christian leaders everywhere need to pull our heads out of our asses and start realizing that WE (as in, I’m including myself) have been blocking the way for everyone and now need to be at the front of the line, leading the jail break to freedom. This is the Jesus we claim we represent!!