The Apostle Paul writes to the Christians in Philippi and expresses his care and concern for them: “For God is my witness, how I long for you all with the affection of Christ Jesus” (Philippians 1:8).
As you talk to others about Jesus, don’t do a stand-up monologue.
Half (50%) decline to answer a question about political ideology (i.e., whether they describe their political views as conservative, moderate or liberal).
’ Peter said to them, ‘Repent and be baptized, every one of you, in the name of Jesus Christ for the forgiveness of your sins; and you will receive the gift of the Holy Spirit.’”Rich began his journalism career as a newspaper correspondent for his local paper in Ohio.
She would “get over it” just as she had gotten over Beanie Babies, alternative rock bands and her nasty obsession with wearing all black.“I can remember being wary of organized religion, even when I was quite young,” she said. But I kept praying because I thought it was what I was supposed to do. The goal was to start a conversation, explained church administrator Kay Pettygrove.
I just rolled my eyes and smugly said, “Well, God isn’t finished with you yet.” I was certain that her “lapse” in faith would not last long. Some would say we failed not only God, but also our child. Kenda Creasy Dean, United Methodist pastor, author and professor of youth, church and culture at Princeton Theological Seminary, understands the frustrations both parents and children face when their religious worldviews do not match.
Christians worldwide are more likely to be women than men, but this gender gap is particularly large in the context of U. The denomination teaches that its members should remain politically neutral and abstain from voting or participating in “any action to change governments.” This is reflected in our polling.
Three-quarters of Jehovah’s Witnesses (75%) say they are political independents who do not lean toward either major party.