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relationshipreligionby Mark Altrogge

On the sign of a local church: “It’s not about religion. It’s about a relationship with Jesus.”

When I first saw the sign I thought: That’s great, they’re trying to reach people—and I know what they’re saying. Christianity isn’t drudgery; it’s not a bunch of tedious rules and regulations we slog through; it’s a joy-filled relationship with God through Jesus. I commend that church for reaching out to our community. But the more I thought about it, the more it bothered me. Read more.