Tag Archives: Matthew 7

The Misguided Concept of ‘Loving the Sinner and Hating the Sin’

Legalistic believers often feel it is their duty to confront sinners with their ‘sins’. This sometimes includes telling sinners how bad they are and urging them to accept Jesus. And they don’t stop there; they also confront fellow believers with … Continue reading

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Jesus, the Buddha, and the Good News

Recently, I received a series of comments and questions from a Buddhist who had been a Catholic previously. After some initial dialog, I responded more comprehensively with this comment; it is edited slightly for a wider audience. Hi GB, You shared … Continue reading

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CS Lewis and Progressive Evangelicalism

Last week was the 50th anniversary of CS Lewis’ death—November 22, 1963. I remember that day very well, but not because of Lewis; it was the day President Kennedy was shot. Though I was not acquainted with Lewis at that … Continue reading

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