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How can you describe your faith without listing the things you aren’t?

Writing on her blog, Maggie Nancarrow explores the challenge that some politically progressive Christians have in defining their faith. She describes the negative definition (“I’m a Christian but not the type of Christian that x….“) as a trap which helps define one type of Christianity as the ‘default’ or ‘normal’, before invoking new Presiding Bishop Michael Curry and his references to the ‘Jesus movement’.

From the blog:

And “War on Christmas” Christianity is not normative–it is not the true Jesus movement, it is not our […]

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Conservatives must be running out of bogeymen!

It’s perhaps this success and good reputation that has bred envy and jealousy amongst its Christian neighbors in Fountain Hills. The pastors of these other eight churches have embarked on a six week sermon series. The series is called “Progressive” Christianity: FACT or FICTION. Each week, from their own pulpit, the pastors will address a question in an area where they obviously believe Progressive Christianity fails.

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