Before I get into the subject of today’s post, let me update you on my “Shocking Beliefs” series that I started on the Patheos blog network.
The title “shocking” is subjective. Some of the points in the series have been shocking, even stunning, to some Christians, while other points haven’t been.
At the beginning of each post in the series, I lay out the intended purpose, which is to encourage Christ-like graciousness, civility, and patience among Christians over doctrinal and theological differences.
(Those who’ve skimmed the posts without reading the introductions have regrettably missed the point, but most people have found the articles to be helpful and thus have shared them with others).
You’ll also want to read the comment threads also as there are additional insights given there.
To date, here are the number of social media shares on the first four installments of the series.[Continue Reading…]