I am not a Christian…

Lovely. I wholeheartedly agree. I don’t know all the answers, I follow Christ falteringly but live by grace and am made alive by grace – and it is a glorious way to live.

The Evangelical Liberal

If a Christian is someone who has all the answers and knows they’re right and others are wrong, I’m not a Christian.

If a Christian is someone with a one-way ticket to heaven who’s convinced that everyone else is going to the fiery place, I’m not a Christian.

If a Christian is someone who knows they’re better, holier and more moral than everyone else, I’m not a Christian. (I generally think I’m considerably worse than most people, but that’s neurosis for you.)

If a Christian is someone who thinks they have exclusive access to God and knows exactly what God thinks about everything, I’m not a Christian.

If a Christian is someone who accepts everything in the Bible at face value as God’s inerrant Word, I’m not a Christian.

If being a Christian means mentally assenting to a required and unquestionable set of doctrines, creeds and theological statements…

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