Few areas of the Judeo/Christian debate are as confused and debated as dietary legalism. At the same time, this would seem to be among the most ironic of dividing points. For some, it is a Jewish/pharisaical legalism based on the Old Testament dietary laws given to Moses and the Hebrew people, where even professed Christians … Continue reading Fridays, Meat, Lent, & Unbiblical Legalism
Church Membership? (why should I join?)
There are many misconceptions today about many areas of Christianity. There is even a movement among some Christian groups away from a “formal” church membership. The New Testament never mentions the term (in any translation I am familiar with) “church member”, but the attitude with which Paul writes to the various churches and to Timothy … Continue reading Church Membership? (why should I join?)
What's In A Name?
This post is going to take a bit of a shotgun approach to something that has been on my mind for quite some time, but was recently shifted to the proverbial front-burner by someone who has become a semi-regular visitor to the church here.What's in a name? It's a simple enough question, or is it? … Continue reading What's In A Name?