Category Archives: Questions for Christians

Who Would Jesus Kill? A Reflection on Violence and the Way of Christ

A friend recently asked me about the morality of killing an attacker. The story he used to highlight the question was the reported death of an ISIS leader killed at the hands of a woman the jihadi had enslaved in the group’s … Continue reading

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Is God Male?

Recently during our church’s “Enrichment Hour” (codename for adult Sunday school), I had the privilege of offering a perspective on how Christians need not be troubled by some of our more conservative believers’ insistence that the Earth is only a … Continue reading

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Aslan’s Jesus: Dressing Up Fiction as Fact

I apologize for the apparent deceit. This post has nothing to do with the amazing allegories found in C.S. Lewis’ Chronicles of Narnia. Those stories, which feature a Jesus-character who has taken on the shape of a mighty, good-but-not-safe lion … Continue reading

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What the Heck is an “Evangelical” and Should We Care?

If anyone in the general public is familiar with the word “evangelical,” at the minimum it will evoke some sort of Christiany association. But what is the difference between an “Evangelical Christian” and a *regular* Christian? How many people would … Continue reading

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Yes We Can (be Christians and vote Democratically)

Election time is crazy. There is a barrage of nutty ads and acerbic political diatribes on land, air and sea, also known as TV, radio and internet (surf, anyone?). Normally pleasant and mild-mannered people get on social media and go-off … Continue reading

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Questions About Hell

The following is from a friend who started asking about hell. It’s a common enough theme that I thought others might appreciate. -CL Corbin, “I have a friend who says he is a Christian and is always asking me challenging … Continue reading

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Why I am not a Mormon / Latter Day Saint (LDS)

Since this year’s Presidential election features a prominent Mormon candidate, I thought it might be an appropriate time for me to briefly delineate why Mormonism is not Christian and subsequently, why I find it unworthy of faith. Mormonism is a … Continue reading

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