6. God’s Gonna Get Ya
If you believe, as I do, that hell is real, there should never be an ounce of anything but sorrow about it. Commenting on the death of a nonbeliever with a snarky quip about their eternal destination is unnecessary, unkind and unhelpful.
7. Just Sayin’
Any time you’re tempted to end your clever Christian quip with “just sayin’," you probably shouldn’t be just sayin’ it at all.
8. Commercial Appropriation
Every time I see a new product, app, or movie, I count down the seconds until a Christian group comes out with a pale imitation of it, substituting “God”, “Pure” or “Faith” for one of the key words.
Instead of piggybacking off the artwork of the latest comic book movie for our next sermon series (someone is doing Avengers: God’s Infinite War right now – I can feel it), let’s do the hard, but necessary work of creating something original that others might want to copy.
9. Your Sins Are Worse Than My Sins
Sin is real, it is devastatingly destructive, and it is no respecter of persons.
Before we keep making so much noise about the sins of Hollywood or Washington, how about we clean up our own act? That should keep us busy for a while.
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