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American Christians are More American than Christian Revisited

In a post sometime back I made the statement that American Christians are often more American than Christian. It seemed completely obvious and still does. American Christians are in love with their wealth and styles, often times, more than they are of Christ. 46 more words

If I Can Do It, So Can You. Right?

Here’s the latest post I’ve done for Recovering from Religion: So Much For Never Getting More Than You Can Handle.

I’ve talked before about this incident, but I think it was time to revisit it and talk a little more about one of the major aspects of it that Wayne and I encountered. 910 more words

Religion

why christians should share sacred spaces with muslims

In a monumental move on Friday, the National Cathedral hosted its first ever Muslim prayer service. This made a lot of people angry. Franklin Graham, famous son of the even more famous evangelist, Billy Graham, claimed it was “ 685 more words

Why American Christianity Must Die Before the American Church Can Unite

American Protestants often hail Martin Luther for his stance on theological orthodoxy, which he took by nailing his famous ninety-five theses to the Wittenberg church doors on October 31, 1517, unleashing one of the greatest Christians revivals in history better known as the “Reformation.”  This great revival of the Church has set many precedents for theologians in theological issues around soteriology, hamartiology, eschatology, and other doctrinal stances. 2,981 more words

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Christian Freedom, or Love

This longish post was written after a painful argument with a loved one.  Hurting, I went searching for what love meant in my context.  I felt the need to take care of myself, which may mean ultimately closing myself off to this person.  

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Theology

The Good Samaritan (Ministries)

After reading The Atlantic’s article “A Christian Alternative to Health Insurance”, I was inspired to fix the story of the Good Samaritan for Jesus. Clearly Jesus needed a biblical worldview class or two. 448 more words

Religious Right

Christian Americans, Homosexuality, and the Bible (A KJ Sunday Morning Op Ed)

9 Or do you not know that wrongdoers will not inherit the kingdom of God? Do not be deceived: Neither the sexually immoral nor idolaters nor adulterers nor men who have sex with men 10 nor thieves nor the greedy nor drunkards nor slanderers nor swindlers will inherit the kingdom of God.

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