Help Me, Christian—I Can’t See Jesus

Christian, I have a problem that maybe you can help me with. I keep hearing you Christians tell me that I need Jesus; that he is my only hope, that he is the one who saves, that the best life available here is lived by knowing him. Many of you have spoken to me with……

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That Thorn

2 Corinthians 12:5-10 (NLT)
Paul’s Vision and His Thorn in the Flesh

That experience is worth boasting about, but I’m not going to do it. I will boast only about my weaknesses. If I wanted to boast, I would be no fool in doing so, because I would be telling the truth. But I won’t do it, because I don’t want anyone to give me credit Continue reading “That Thorn”

Gay Christians, why are you Christian?

Over on reddit, a user posted this query:

“I’m a gay man, and part of the reason that I couldn’t stay a Christian was because of all of the contempt Christianity has for me and people like me. And the Bible is clear on being anti-gay. Why do you follow Christianity if it is against any loving relationship you may have, and if it tells you that you should be ashamed, not proud, of being who you are?”

The responses are very, very encouraging. So, I ask the same question to you, Continue reading “Gay Christians, why are you Christian?”