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What's Right and Wrong With American Christianity

TabSpangler Wrote: Jan 04, 2013 4:27 PM
Joseph, I believe the Bible. Now please show me what verse you think justifies the Republican foreign policy that you consider Biblical. Show me and I will support Israel like you want me to.

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...