Religious fanaticism

You won’t find churches teaching proper discernment, because if they did, they’d have to throw out half their doctrines that were derived through unreliable methods, and that no leader in church understands how such doctrines were (reliably) derived. How can they know if their model answers are correct, if they cannot check the working of … Continue reading Religious fanaticism

Worthy / deserving

Many Christians have a tendency to make statements like “I am a sinner undeserving of forgiveness”, or “I am not worthy to serve God”. Such practices likely stem from a misconception that revering God entails debasing oneself. While overvaluing oneself (hubris / arrogance) is problematic, it is also wrong to undervalue oneself. Matthew 6:26 New … Continue reading Worthy / deserving