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What's Right and Wrong With American Christianity

Larry1764 Wrote: Jan 04, 2013 4:26 PM
Joseph, you sound like you want the guy to go to Hell. ¿Can you not see how your attitude is so unChristlike that it will never get the guy to believe in God? ¿Is that what you want? I pray that you will seek a more Christlike spirit.

As I prepare to spend a week teaching the book of Jeremiah to Chinese pastors in Hong Kong, I’ve been reflecting on the strengths and weaknesses of the Church in America. Regrettably, the list of negatives is longer than the list of positives.

To be clear, though, I’m speaking of the circles in which I travel, meaning evangelical Christian circles, so my observations might not apply to other Christian groups in America.

What are some of the strengths of the American Evangelical Church?

1) We are at the forefront of feeding the poor and providing disaster relief worldwide. From the...