Category Archives: Christian behavior

Duty to Vote?

With the election here once again, a lot of Christians are arguing about whether we should vote or not. Many urge Christians to vote, and even contend that it is our duty. Some say its our duty because we live in a … Continue reading

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Should Christians argue for or against Gun Control? Any other options?

After the shootings in Aurora this past weekend, many are calling on stricter gun control laws. This includes some Christians such as Ben Witherington. While they may be right, I’m not convinced. While I am a pacifist, does that mean I should automatically support more … Continue reading

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Exceptions to the Rule?

Even if Jesus taught pacifism, are there ever any exceptions? This is something Roger Olson posted about on his blog the other day [1]. I was already going to blog on this subject and Roger’s post gave me more enthusiasm to do so. … Continue reading

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The New Testament, Revelation, and Violence

          There are many Christians who read the book of Revelation and believe that the book supports  violence, and even that Jesus participates in that violence.[1]  Now, I do not accept that argument. There are much better, more accurate interpretations that highlight … Continue reading

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Are you ready for the Shopocalypse?

Christmas is this weekend and most have already probably finished with their shopping. A great documentary about people’s shopping habits is What Would Jesus Buy. This is an important movie and I recommend it to people all the time. The Church that is in the … Continue reading

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Part 2: Where is our…

                … Freedom?  What do we think freedom is? What freedom means is an important questions to ask. While there could be different definitions, for us Christians our definition must be from Scripture. When we look in the N.T., we see that … Continue reading

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Is it ever worth killing another Christian?

                   When I went out on the Fourth of July with my family a couple of days ago, it was no different than it had been for myself over the last few years since I have become a pacifist and taken … Continue reading

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