Why We Shouldn’t Call Ourselves Born-Again Christians

Funny how we grab a random title or catch-phrase and hold on to it for dear life. Take, for instance, our identity. We’ve been chosen and redeemed by the blood of Jesus Christ. Who are we? Saints. Christians. Children of God. Disciples. Followers. Believers. But consider the lingo of the evangelical world. We shy away from … More Why We Shouldn’t Call Ourselves Born-Again Christians

the biblical bribe

“Be good while Mom shops, and you’ll get a treat . . .” Poor parenting, right? Seems to me the child should be good or else. “Give to such-and-such charity. Hurry before the year ends – it’s tax-deductible!” Charity? Really? Whatever happened to obedience and kindness? You do something because you’re supposed to or because you want … More the biblical bribe