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Christianity is no longer the automatic, default faith of young adults.” And that’s a problem. “Pride” is the major issue facing Christians, says Eric Lidji, responding to a question from blogger Jonathan Blundell. The same sin that got Satan kicked out of heaven – and the one that causes so much separation in the church today.
And what is the link between experiencing suffering and equipping for ministry?For the things that are seen are transient, but the things that are unseen are eternal.” These verses are like sandpaper on our modern sentiments about suffering. But God brings suffering in our lives for the sake of our eternal joy — yes, even glory.In a world plagued with one crisis after another – incurable epidemics, economic disasters, international aggression, terrorist extremism …Sweet states “If you are a biblically educated believer, you know that some of what Barna refers to as ‘basic, universally-known truths about Christianity’ are pagan myths that actually contradict what God’s Word says about critical issues.” So, is the answer to bar any outside ideas? We are torn between Sweet’s strict call and humanity’s yearning for answers.That’s what the leaders of the Inquisition thought back in medieval times – believing they were protecting the church from dangerous ideas proposed by such heretics as Galileo and Copernicus. “Every week there seems to be a new issue that confronts Christians, observes author Rich Little: “In fact, it’s hard to read a blog or watch the news or hear a sermon without a new ‘enemy’ being identified and a new cause for which to fight.” As a result we can’t make up our minds and swing like a pendulum from one extreme to the other.