Wednesday, July 15, 2009 8:04:29 PM
Offer gladly accepted. And I'm sorry your brother`s church has taken that stance. I hope your brother finds a place where he is accepted as a beloved child of God.
I`m sure I have been unclear or haven;t chosen my words as well as I could-you only get 1000 chars. to try to say something. This is a poor forum for debate and this 2-dimensional medium lends itself to misinterpretation easily.
Wednesday, July 15, 2009 7:17:12 PM
Funny thing is, I never once said that anyone was going to hell in any of my posts. Assume what you will. I think your presumptions are based on your understaqnding of Christianity--which mirrors what you call the "Midwest Christian" viewpoint. I, am a fruit off a different tree. I have been to fundamental Christian churches and usually disagree with their mindset. I believe firmly that Jesus was the Christ--but the title "Christian" would not fit me because I strongly disagree with the modern Christian church. O, I get lumped into the category, but my beliefs are very different. Yes I believe parts of the Bible are accurate. NO I don;t believe it is all divinely inspired and I actually hold a lot of contempt for Paul, the self-appointed Apostle and will not hold his writings up as God's word. This places me at odds with most of Christianity today... Please don`t presume that a Christ follower is a bible-thumping right wing traditionalist evangelical Christi