A broken and imperfect people

Do people view Christians as imperfect people? Yes, we Christians are imperfect; and we don't need to hide this fact. And I'm one of these imperfect ones. I'm not ashamed to admit that I am imperfect. I have known some who put on a facade--like a make-over to look like that "perfect and righteous Christian." … Continue reading A broken and imperfect people

Religious ‘None’s increasing

Dr. Joel Thiessen (Canada's younger version of Reginald Bibby) has done a Canadian study and found that society increasingly self-identifies as having "No religion".  Millennials are raised in a social context without a religion.  Some might have gone to Sunday school or received baptism as an infant but end up as a non-attender of church.  … Continue reading Religious ‘None’s increasing

Evangelization of another marginal group–the rich

In a previous post, I blogged about a need for evangelization and missions to the margins.  In this post, I will make a case for evangelization to the rich. The left will hate what I have to say here. Missionary families have sacrificed their lives and their comforts of home to live overseas, to adopt … Continue reading Evangelization of another marginal group–the rich

Sex Abuse in Southern Baptist Churches

No one likes airing one's own dirty laundry.  There is plenty of dirty laundry to be aired.  A scandal ising erupt in the Southern Baptist Convention (SBC). Sexual abuse is currently being reported by the Houston Chronicle, a 3-part series titled Abuse of Faith (February 2019) (Part 1, Part 2, Part 3). It's no longer … Continue reading Sex Abuse in Southern Baptist Churches

The Call for a New Evangelization

In the next several posts, I’m going to share a few things I wish the universal/catholic Church could be doing better, or more of. We all like and dislike what some of the Church is doing, and not doing. Most of what the church is doing is good. As the Church triumphant on earth, we’ve … Continue reading The Call for a New Evangelization

Hypocrisy: A Sickness that leads to death

People have been hurt by hypocrisy. I didn't realize how detrimental and serious hypocrisy was.  Later, when I was on the receiving end, I realized what hypocrisy can do to others and to ourselves. Hypocrisy is a deceptive and sinister type of sin.  It can be hidden and camouflaged... hidden behind religious talk, good deeds, … Continue reading Hypocrisy: A Sickness that leads to death

Day 1: Good news: I’m free from sin

Free from sin. I am freer today than before. Not that I sin any less. I am still the same sinner-saved-by-grace that I was before. I'm just now not bound by the guilt and shame. Guilt and shame is what many Christians struggle with.  For some, it's everyday.  For others,  it's when they're reminded of … Continue reading Day 1: Good news: I’m free from sin