Blog Archives: August 2010

A Helpful Way to Answer Questions

August 24, 2010
“Christianity will go. It will vanish and shrink. I needn't argue with that; I'm right and I will be proved right. We're more popular than Jesus now; I don't know which will go first — rock and roll or Christianity. Jesus was all right, but his disciples were thick and ordinary. It's them twisting it that ruins it for me.”  (John Lennon) “Christianity is the most ridiculous, the most absurd, and bloody religion that has ever infected the world.”  (Voltaire) “In Christianity neither morality nor religion come into contact with reality at ...

Money, Money, Money

August 03, 2010
“The offering is the giving of the first fruits of your time, talent, and treasure as a tribute to the King, furthering his worship and work.” As I mentioned Sunday, modern Christians in my generation and of my culture have these sexy impressions of the early church. If we can simply discard the tradition, ritual, or general “churchiness” of today’s church, well, then we can get back to the genuine, authentic ways of simply following Jesus. I was recently made aware of a church billboard in a large city that boasted, “We take the church out ...