Church attendance is in steep decline and it has been for quite a few years. Church leaders respond by preaching sermons, writing books, releasing pod casts blaming the culture, media, the public school system, politicians, everyone and everything but themselves and their congregants. Yet, if any one group has done more to confuse the non-believer, … More How To Turn “Heathen” Away From Jesus.
“A church is a hospital for sinners, not a museum for saints.” I have heard this quote with more frequency in the last few years. I like it, but is it really true. Here are a few vignettes and then my thoughts. 1980’s-Televangelist Jim Bakker accused of misappropriating money given to his … More Walking The Talk Or Just Babbling
“I don’t hate anyone, I am just speaking truth in love.” This is what I am told by some of my fundamentalist “friends” when I suggest that individuals in the LGBT community feel hated by Christians. May I suggest to these sincere friends that their words and the words of those that claim to speak … More Hate As Righteousness