Category Archives: Problems in Christianity

Homosexuality and the Church

I have a friend from the LGBT community. She and I have been friends for twenty years, and though we disagree on so many things we have kept a strong friendship and taught each other many things.  For instance she … Continue reading

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Answering the Need of Truly Asking the Question

“How are you?” is a social question we ask frequently but rarely with a desire to know its true answer. Because to seek its real answer would be to welcome the burden of someone else’s problems. At least that’s how … Continue reading

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Do We Know What It Says?

Are we reading the Bible for ourselves? Do we know what it says? Or do we just know what the pastors, teachers, and Bible study leaders tell us it says? Don’t get me wrong, these people can be a wonderful … Continue reading

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Will You Explore the Truth of the Empty Tomb or Spread the Lie?

Jesus’s existence is not often debated. The fact that He was crucified by the Romans is also not usually a topic of debate. What is commonly debated though is whether or not Jesus was/is the Son of God and if … Continue reading

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What Unconditional Love Is and Isn’t

Yes, the heart of Christianity is love, but what many people fail to realize is that unconditional love is not what Christianity is. Rather love is one characteristic of who Christ Jesus is. Before addressing this concept let me point … Continue reading

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The Struggle of Evolution vs Christianity

In the last six months I’ve encountered a number of Christians struggling with the concept of Evolution. Is it real or not? How do we know that it didn’t play a part in Creation? The evolutionary arguments sound so convincing, … Continue reading

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Why is God’s Discipline So Hard to Figure Out?

First, we need to ask, “What is discipline?” Because there are actually two different definitions to this seemingly simple word, which I think is often why we, as Christians, can tend to misuse and misunderstand this word. What is discipline? … Continue reading

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What Does It Mean to Shepherd the Flock?

As I mentioned last week, I have watched so many nice Christian people refuse to confront evil and false teaching, particularly within the church. They seem to have this idea that Christianity is all about being kind and nice.  The … Continue reading

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What If as a Christian We’re Not Always Called to be Nice?

“If you can’t say something nice don’t say anything at all.” This is a great adage to remind children of the importance of learning how to hold their tongues, but should it be taken as Gospel? Yes, the Proverbs are … Continue reading

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A Good Reason to Leave a Church

A lot of people talk about the reasons you shouldn’t leave a church. And I wish there was never a good reason to leave a church, but sometimes there is.  Sometimes the most God honoring thing to do is to … Continue reading

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