Cheap grace… took care of our past sins at the cross, is available for people who try harder, is useful for those who give up “besetting sin”, covers church attenders, “venial sinners”, and conservative denominations, generally is not available for: drug users who keep drugging drinkers who keep drinking adulterers that keep adulterating or any … More Cheap Grace
Everyday on television, the internet, and on the radio, Christian pastors and speakers pontificate about the sins committed in American society by people, they claim, have little regard for God. They rant against the unchurched embracing evil practices and how the country is going from bad to worse. These masters manipulators of the Bible dressed … More Are There Sinners In Your Church?
“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