Tag: Christianese

Contemporary Trends, Bible, Christianity

Christianese: Don’t think about it, just let God tell you what to say

The Christianese Some Christians are unjustifiably skeptical of putting deep thought into their faith. This stems from misunderstanding key Bible passages, in this case, we’ll look at Matthew 10:16-20. I’ve written a lot about  this passage, but with regard to being wise like serpents. The Passage Let’s read the passage: 16 Behold, I am sending you …

Contemporary Trends, Christianity, Spiritual Life

On the sissyness of Christian advice.

Often, advice from successful Christian men and women boils down to platitudes that sound spiritual, but reflect neither wisdom nor what those very people did to become successful. Here are things I heard in sermons to college students when I was in college or that I heard when I asked for advice: Ask God for guidance. …