What’s a Christian?

What’s a Christian?

What I find very interesting are the various responses when this question is asked of church people.  Whether we realize it or not, we ask that question in one way or another all the time of each other, we just don’t realize it.  For instance, whenever we pass judgment on another person with the subtext “I thought they were Christian”, we are actually asking the question of each other.  And sadly, our responses usually focus on things that have absoultely nothing to do with what makes up a “true Christian”.  Ok, confused yet?   Read more about What’s a Christian?

Is there hope for this thing?

Is there hope for this thing?

One thing I like to think about myself is that I’m a fairly optimistic guy.  So take the following comments in that light.  The question Du Jour (for me) is: “Is there hope for this thing called The Church?”  Here’s what makes me ask the question.  In The Church (speaking of the church everywhere) I have run into some of the most troubling people I’ve ever met.  Some quick words that come to mind are: Judgmental, hypocritical, hyper-sensitive, and above all: LEGALISTIC.  Read more about Is there hope for this thing?