Christian Converser: US Christian Nationalism Politics Splits America, Church [3]

First published on Christian Converser Everyone’s seen the disturbing unfolding of seditious political insurrection at the US Capitol in Washington DC on January 6. There’s no real need to go over that here, the main concern for this blog is the fatal attraction that the outgoing administration has held for evangelical Christianity in America and… Continue reading Christian Converser: US Christian Nationalism Politics Splits America, Church [3]

Christian Converser: US Christian Nationalism Politics Splits America, Church [2]

First published on Christian Converser This is a really quick update to the first blog post about this subject. Delving into the subject in Google has turned up quite a bit more stuff, and whilst this post will be shorter than the last one, the additional information is really pertinent to this topic. Firstly, Ed… Continue reading Christian Converser: US Christian Nationalism Politics Splits America, Church [2]

Christian Converser: US Christian Nationalism Politics Splits America, Church [1]

First published on Christian Converser The Southern Baptist Convention is facing substantial backlash after six white seminary presidents met and issued a resolution denouncing Critical Race Theory, a “theoretical social sciences framework that examines society and culture as they relate to categorisations of race, law and power” (Wikipedia definition). CRT is something of a red… Continue reading Christian Converser: US Christian Nationalism Politics Splits America, Church [1]

Christian Converser: Conspiracy Theories and Christian Nationalism Contrarian To Church Growth [1]

First published on Christian Converser A conspiracy theory is simply a theory about some type of event or occurrence that invokes a conspiracy by “sinister and powerful groups” , even when other explanations are more probable (source: Wikipedia). There are a lot of conspiracy theories sourced within and propagated by the Christian community, especially its… Continue reading Christian Converser: Conspiracy Theories and Christian Nationalism Contrarian To Church Growth [1]

Christian Converser: The Book of Ecclesiasticus (Unrelated To Ecclesiastes)

First published on Christian Converser The Book of Ecclesiasticus is one of seven deuterocanonical works that are accepted as canonical Scriptures only by the Roman Catholic Church, Eastern Orthodox Church, Oriental Orthodox Churches and Assyrian Church of the East. They considered non-canonical by most Protestant churches, and are therefore found within only some editions of… Continue reading Christian Converser: The Book of Ecclesiasticus (Unrelated To Ecclesiastes)

Christian Converser: Discipleship and Discipline

First published on Christian Converser As Christians we are sometimes known as “disciples of Christ”. We of course get that word from its use in the Bible, where in the four Gospels it referred to Jesus’ core team of 12. Dictionary.com lists “disciple” with four definitions, the first three of which are related to Bible… Continue reading Christian Converser: Discipleship and Discipline