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Jesus: our favorite cop out

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Faith & Theology

You want to know what the hardest thing about being a Christian is for me? It’s not questioning whether God is really there, or wondering why bad things happen to good people. No. What’s most difficult for me is my irritation with people who use their faith as an excuse to do things poorly, whether as a result of ignorance, or even worse, sloth. It makes me angry. In addition to the goofy four-legged creature, […]

Speaking out AGAINST Matthew 25

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Faith & Theology / Political Commentary / Society & Culture

  I saw it online a few weeks ago, and yesterday I ran across a full-page ad for it in RELEVANT magazine. The campaign is called Matthew 25, and its intent is to attract Christians to a candidate who supports the verse -namely, Barack Obama.   The campaign is referring to verses 35-36 of said book and chapter in the New Testament: “For I was hungry and you gave me something to eat, I was thirsty […]