Think About It…

“I believe one of the reasons why so many today are rejecting what Christians have to say is because they sense that a lot of Christian talk nowadays isn’t authentic. We as believers today don’t do a good enough job of thinking and listening before we speak. We are quick to tell people that ‘Jesus […]

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“The idea that service to God should have only to do with a church altar, singing, reading, sacrifice, and the like, is without a doubt the worst trick of the devil. How could the devil have led us more effectively astray than by the narrow conception that service to God takes place only in a […]

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“I think the overriding value in a lot of evangelical churches is to set the bar as low as possible in order to get as many as we can to engage. And because we keep the bar so low, we never really expect much from church attendees. We don’t expect that they’ll be trained in […]

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“If we’re honest, most of us have a double standard when it comes to God and the problem of evil. We are quick to complain about the problem of evil when others are doing evil that affects us…but we don’t have that same complaint about the evil we freely choose to do that brings us […]

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“My advice to the American church would be simply this: you don’t have to be so scared. Sometimes you can lose legislative force and political force, and yet not lose the force of the gospel. Classical historians are still baffled at how the early church completely transformed the Roman Empire with no political or legislative […]

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“Much of the American church has abandoned the idea that people’s desires need to be transformed. Instead, we try to figure out what people desire, and then we tell them that Jesus is the way to get it. That’s how we get people to come to our churches. But we rarely get to the place […]

Don’t Leave The Cross Behind

  Just a heads up…this one might sting a little. I was watching a crucifixion documentary the day before Easter, and I was a bit troubled by the conclusion that the commentators drew concerning Jesus’ death. According to their viewpoint, Jesus was killed because He became a political threat to the Romans, who just viewed […]