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I thought I’d offer a final list of things to do rather than pop off with these phrases that may mean little or nothing to the recipient, or worse, may cause unintended – but lasting – harm.

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I have compiled a third (and most likely, final) list of Cliches to avoid because, frankly, there were still so many worth noting that have yet to be addressed.

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After writing up my first list of Ten Cliches Christians Should Never Use, some folks wrote me with other suggestions. After simmering on it for a while, I came up with a second list of ten to supplement the first. […]

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We Christians have a remarkable talent for sticking our feet in our mouths. When searching the words most commonly associated with “Christian,” the list ain’t pretty.

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A man who does not consider himself to be a Christian asked me why it is that I identify as a Christian, particularly given my apparent difference on a number of key issues of the faith. Good question.

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There are lots of examples of how not to parent in the Bible. What can we learn about being good parents from scripture?

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Following is taken from Banned Questions About Jesus. Galatians 3:22: Is it the faith of Jesus or faith in Jesus that’s the key? Amy Reeder Worley: It is both the faith of and in Jesus that lead to salvation, which […]

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It’s no surprise that some Christians and the organizations they represent are less than enthused about the forthcoming Blue Like Jazz movie. But Steve Taylor, the film’s director, claimed today on Donald Miller’s Blog that certain prominent Christian filmmakers “issued […]

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I was Donald Miller.
 Once upon a time, a lot of us were. Some of us still are. I, too, grew up in the church. Then it hurt me. So I walked away — injured, disillusioned, and pissed off. I, […]

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What good is life if we can’t laugh at ourselves a little? Church Sign Epic Fails, Part Three More Church Sign Epic Fails Church Sign Epic Fails

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