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When speaking to non-Christians, do you use any of these Christianese terms?

I found this article by J. Warner Wallace and thought it was appropriate because it’s Easter, and there are always questions.

First, the list of Christianese: (not his term) 606 more words

Commentary

15 Things Christian College Students Say

As a senior at a rather popular Christian university, I have come to realize that there are SO MANY things we say here that people on the outside would have NO IDEA what we are talking about. 1,380 more words

Christian College

Food For Thought: Follow Up

Ok. So. I started a food blog, and already it has more readers than this blog… I’m sure there’s a Bible verse about satisfying your stomach over your soul somewhere… but if you would like some recipes, go ahead and also follow… 158 more words

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“Love the sinner but hate the sin,” which translates to, “we are enormous pompous jerks.” – Interrupted: When Jesus Wrecks Your Comfortable Life, Jen Hatmaker

Book Quotes

Growing out of and yet remaining in Child-like Belief

Growing up attending a Christian Church in any denomination is very confusing. At first, you’re the future of the church and the center of attention, you get Vacation Bible School, you get Children’s Church and Children’s Moments which may include: being given candy and other snacks as well as small toys and doing crafts. 637 more words

Christianity

Apologizing with Style: Defining Your Meaning

Definition of terms, especially in religious dialogue, has become increasingly more important as our society shifts away from the belief that words have absolute meanings.  Not everyone agrees upon the dictionary definitions, so we can’t presume that we are discussing the same topic, even when we are using the same words… especially in a “faith” context.  889 more words

Evangelism

Confusing Christian Discussions

Believer 1: Did you read up on the sermons notes about the archetypes of the salvation narrative found throughout scripture?

Believer 2: Sorry, I was too busy looking into covenantal theology on grace, irresistible grace, and prevenient grace to prepare for Sunday’s lessons. 301 more words

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