Let go and let God? [False ideas Christians believe about…God’s involvement in our lives. Part 4]

I would like to recommend that you not say the following to people going through pain: Let go and let God. This is popularized in Carrie Underwood’s song, “Jesus Take The Wheel.”  Before I explain why this might not be a helpful statement, it is important to note that there is much to commend aboutContinue reading “Let go and let God? [False ideas Christians believe about…God’s involvement in our lives. Part 4]”

Hey Christian, “witness” might not mean what you think it means

We Christians use a lot of lingo.  This lingo is insider talk, words and phrases that most of us understand if we have been in churches for a number of years, but newcomers or anyone else might find this lingo confusing.  Some have even dubbed it “Christianese”. Not sure what I’m talking about?  A friendContinue reading “Hey Christian, “witness” might not mean what you think it means”

Christian phrases that need to go, and one to keep

We Christians have lingo, goobledy-gook.  Christianese, some have called it.  Phrases we spout off to sound righteous, but often don’t really mean.  Most of them need to go.  Check out this video for some egregious (and hilarious) examples: Another one of those phrases we thrown around a lot is “Just depend on God.”   In theContinue reading “Christian phrases that need to go, and one to keep”