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Christians: It’s Time to Read Grown-up Books

posted by Carolyn Henderson

I read very few designated “Christian” books. As a lover of thoughtful, well-written literature, I read for entertainment as well as for enlightenment, and find fiction to be a sublime means of conveying truth. It’s no accident that Jesus used […]

“I’m a Christian, but I’m not Religious”

posted by Carolyn Henderson

Have you ever said this? I have: “I’m a Christian, but I’m not religious.” Religious, as an adjective, isn’t a particularly complimentary word, because it implies that the person participating in it is too focused on outward trappings: saying Thee […]

Two Reasons Why the World Hates Christians

posted by Carolyn Henderson

Christians have a bad reputation for being unkind, intolerant, harsh, judgmental, and self-righteous. Oh, and uneducated. Now of course, anytime you speak about, or live, moral absolutes, you’ll get attacked by people who don’t want to be told — either […]

People Call Us Stupid, You Know

posted by Carolyn Henderson

If you’re a Christian, it shouldn’t come as any surprise that many people out there think we’re stupid. After all, playground tactics, in which Child A calls Child B “Stupid!” for daring to disagree, extend far into adulthood. (Although, come […]

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