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Christians with a difference

July 24, 2013

While reflecting on the nature of evangelical Christianity, this quote from C.S. Lewis’ The Screwtape Letters came to mind: My dear Wormwood, The real trouble about the set your patient is living in is that it is merely Christian. They all have individual interests, of course, but the bond remains mere Christianity. What we want, […]

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Why Are/Aren’t You An Evangelical Christian?

June 28, 2013
Evangelical Christian?

The title of this post is an honest question that I’d like to hear your answer to: why are you or why aren’t you an evangelical Christian? What does the term “evangelical Christian” mean to you? Is it a useful distinction that clarifies theological positions, or is it merely a word that furthers divisiveness? If […]

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Hauerwas answers: What is a “Christian?” (video)

May 5, 2013

Stanley Hauerwas defines Christianity and talks about the signs of a baptized life and identity:

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Why Are You A Christian?

November 5, 2012

Something Dr. Norman Ericson said many years ago has always stuck with me. Although I don’t remember his precise words, it was essentially this: “Why are you a Christian? For most of us, it’s because our parents were Christians, and because their parents were Christians and so on. Our faith was passed down to us by […]

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