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Posted by on Oct 14, 2013 in Blog, Kingdom | 1 comment

Are You a Christian?

Are You a Christian?

Our Senior Minister, Dr. Doug Peters (@DrDougPeters) is wrapping up a series on discipleship.  In it, he contrasts what it means to be a ‘Christian’ and what it means to be a ‘follower of Christ’.  While one might assume the two mean the same thing, this series, along with the currents of our culture, have proven that you can identify as a ‘Christian’ without being a ‘disciple’.  So if you were to ask me, “Are you a Christian?”, my answer would likely be, “Well, let’s talk about that.” Like it or not, as we have continued deeper into a post-Christian society, the term ‘Christian’ has become little more than a description of a special interest group, or some other demographic designation.  I think back to the movie Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves where Robin Hood is repeatedly called ‘Christian’ by the character Azeem (Morgan Freeman) merely because he is not Muslim.  Or a study we took part in last year where young Christians reflected on the reality that to...

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