I thought this was an excellent post from the “One Hired Late in The Day” blog. It fits so well with many of my recent posts.
Trends are part of the human experience. Some are good, like a renewed interest in fitness and healthy eating habits. Some are not so good: mullets and bell bottoms. We see trends come and go in the Church as well, because the Church is made up of people. I’m sorry to say that more often than not, trends in the Church tend to be in the not so good category, encompassing worldly influence and extra-biblical practices. If it’s new, it’s probably not true.
For today’s essay, I would like to bring attention to a troubling trend I have observed with increasing frequency: professing Christians qualifying statements of who Jesus is with “Well, My Jesus…”, followed by an often ill-founded opinion rather than Biblical fact.
When I am offering a critique, I like to make sure that I am extending grace and giving the benefit of the doubt. With…
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