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Are Tim Tebow and Justin Bieber Good for Christians?

Are Tim Tebow and Justin Bieber good for Christianity?  Both are vocal about their faith and the power of God in their life.  They have books about their faith and donate millions of dollars to charities to help those in need.  They both have thousands of adoring fans because of their faith as much as it is for their talents.  And both are very successful in their respective careers.  But why are Christian’s so proud of Tim Tebow and Justin Beiber being Christians? Continue reading


Faith Isn’t a Bad Word

Why do adults believe in fairy tales?  For some reason a person who says their “a person of faith” automatically gets respect.  But a person of faith is really someone who says that they’ll believe practically anything with little to no evidence at all.  I’ve heard this said several times by individuals who are non-religious.  When put that way, faith does sound a ridiculous.  If your neighbor said “I have faith that the lawn will get mowed this week”, you’d think he was joking or not right in the head.  Continue reading

As Clear As Mud

Let me start with this; I’m a Christian.  There’s really no hiding it.  You could gather that from my thoughts on a variety of subjects I’ve written about.  Now, let’s follow that up by not labeling me (or any other Christian for that matter) with the stereotypes associated with Christianity today.  I’m not republican, conservative, homophobic, pro-life, etc.  Neither am I democrat, liberal, gay-pride, pro-choice, etc.  I have refrained from outright labeling myself as Christian for the sole intent of avoiding the labels that Atheists, Jews, Muslims, Gays, and many more would associate with it.  My life and actions are about a much larger worldview than the narrow slice of Evangelicals that pervade the US population and dominate the headlines.  But in my quest to remain uncategorized I’m afraid who I am to individuals who don’t know me has become as clear as mud.  Continue reading