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Two FRESH new ways to be an annoying Christian

I’m good at annoying people. Sometimes I repel people from Jesus, the very thing, the very Person, I’d like to compel them to without even trying. 603 more words

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Buzzology: An Introduction

Every field has its own language. Music, mechanics, construction, sports, theology, and well, I think you get the idea. You’ve heard of Hebrew and Greek, but if you want to grow beyond baby Christendom, you must master buzzology. 318 more words

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Mind Your Language

My recent move towards a nonviolent understanding of atonement has heightened my awareness of Christianese: the meta-language of evangelical Christianity of which I am becoming increasingly critical. 873 more words

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It calls me

If you have not had a chance to see Moana, the latest Disney movie that came out not too long ago, you might want to put it on your list. 1,216 more words

Ranting

Christianese - a 'mixed blessing'

Although you might not have heard the term ‘Christianese’ before, you can probably guess what it refers to. The word is defined on Urban Dictionary as “A communicable language within the Christian subculture with words and phrases created, redefined, and/or patened that applies only to the Christian sphere of influence.” Arguably, Christianese can be divided into two types. 516 more words

Church

let me lament.

Yes, I know that Jesus is sovereign. Yes, I believe that Jesus is my true King. Yes, I believe that no evil of this world can touch the hope I have. 189 more words

My Heart

play the game (for "Rochelle")

How am I supposed to live without you
How am I supposed to carry on
When all that I’ve been livin’ for is gone

Rochelle angrily pounded the space bar, forcing the YouTube clip to stop Michael Bolton’s crooning.

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