When Conservatives Unjustifiably Rebuke Biblical Christians

The reader may or may not know the name Israel Folau. I certainly didn’t until a few days ago. He’s a professional rugby player who’s suddenly been deemed unfit for employment. His violation? He posted a message for adulterers, homosexuals, thieves, atheists and the like through his Instagram account: repent, believe in Christ and be saved from Hellfire. If the reader is well versed in the modern socio-political scene, he will accurately presume that such a message wasn’t well received by the militant-homo-lobby and its vanguard. However, what if I were to tell you, dear reader, that another unexpected group also proceeded to rebuke Folau for simply communicating Biblical Truth – namely, conservatives – would you believe me?

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Preserving Liberty in Christ in an Age of Lawlessness

Lately, an increasing number of young individuals have approached me seeking Biblical advice, particularly pertaining to personal matters. I find this reassuring, not because they are seeking me out, but because of what they are implicitly communicating through the questions they ask. On the surface, these questions would seem to indicate a lack of spiritual maturity. This is attributable to the substance of the inquiries which reveal the struggles and innermost turmoil these believers are attempting to overcome. However, I take a different view. Continue reading

Can a Christian Love Jesus but Hate Other Christians?

Tell me if you’ve heard these phrases uttered before:

“I love Jesus, but I detest religion.”

“I’m spiritual, but I’m not religious.”

“I love Jesus, but I can’t stand Christians because they are such hypocrites.”

The first and the third ideas are usually repeated by those that assist megachurches and are trend-following Christians. The second and third utterances are customarily stated by sinners of all stripes in one form or another. Do you desire to know what characterizes everyone who has repeated any of the three? They are all unbearably self-righteous. Continue reading