For some decades now, as evidenced in my writing, I’ve believed that American Christianity has been less and less interested in God and more and more in doing good things for God.
Many of my peers participated in Lenten fasts… even though they also came from evangelical or other Protestant denominations.
We think of salvation as the moment of crossing a threshold, and we let people assume this was the point of it all, that the forgiveness of sins is primarily what the gospel is about, when really, it’s about the party
Christians cannot blame nominal believers as a way to avoid dealing with the very real and destructive contributions we have made to the Age of Outrage.
One of the great needs in the church today is to replace a model for simplistic sanctification with an understanding of the gospel that is both simple and penetrating, reaching with power into the realities of sinful, da
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Spiritual or religious? It’s not a matter of choosing between them. We need to be both. I don’t mean we should be both. I mean we need it.
Where two or three gather together as my followers, I am there among them. Matthew 18:20
by U.S. Senate Chaplain Barry C.
As difficult as it is, I believe this cultural movement is a gift to the church. We have the opportunity to lead boldly rather than to trail timidly or argue defiantly.