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If there are Muslims who believe that they've got to kill Christians to make a way for the Islamic faith in the West, not only would they be disappointed, but it will lead to conflict, there's no doubt about that.
Real Christians revel in desperate ventures for Christ, expecting from God great things and attempting the same with exhilaration.
We are a mixed up people. We have mixed up ways of naming, too... When my father's brothers and sisters first went to colonial schools, they had to produce a surname. They also had to show they were good Christians by adopting a western name. They adopted my grandfather's name as surname. Wainaina.
Liberals, conservatives, Muslims, Jews, Christians, and I find - I think education is something that can bring us together.
As I read more and I got into philosophy and met a lot of friends who weren't Christians, it became difficult for me to sustain the belief structure in the supernatural.
Christians who believe in the Bible believe that it is their job to bring others the joy of salvation. Even if they're murdered, beaten to death, imprisoned - that's what you do for God.
Christians well know that the much-decorated statue of the Church, as it now stands, is not of pure chiseled marble, but of clay, cemented together by blood and tears and hardened in the fires of hatred and persecution.
One thing that God revealed to me is that we as Christians are going to have to get a portion of the media so that we can present the good news on a major basis the way that they're presenting the bad news on a major basis.
Long before genetics became a flourishing field, Christians have spoken about sin as an inherited condition.
My feeling is that if all Catholics or Reformed Christians had been deported to Germany, the Dutch government in London would have instructed the population in the occupied Netherlands to help them.
And in times and places where there was not much persecution, people could become and continue Christians who neither were nor professed to be very devoted persons.
I grew up in the Midwest and had a lot of exposure to big religion. I went to church every Sunday - my mother even sang in the choir - and most families I knew where practicing Christians.
Christians who have influence in political life must feel as individuals responsibility in front of their own faith. And the duty of encouraging laws that are not in contradiction with the Commandments comes within the mission of the Church.
Christians often get into perplexity about worldly allurements by asking, 'Where is the sin of this, or the danger of that?' There may be danger that the questioner cannot see: Satan's baits often skillfully conceal a sharp hook; but supposing that the thing be harmless, it does not follow that it would be pleasing to God or spiritually helpful.
The Christian Coalition is still about Christianity, even if it's an idea of Christianity that many Christians might not go along with.
For centuries, the Muslims were able to co-exist perfectly well with Jews and Christians in the Middle East.
In our culture, Christians are known for a number of other things... Rarely do you hear people say, 'Oh yeah, those are the people who never stop talking about love. Oh a Christian church - that's where you go if feel beaten down and kicked and someone has their boot on your neck. You go there because it's a place of healing and a place of love.'
This morning in the Washington Post there was a statistic about how 85% of Americans are Christians.
The notion that there is no basic value system is far more incoherent or invalid than the notion that there are essential values. Every religion can tell you it has basic values. You ask a Christian, most Christians would say love God and love your neighbor. Is that the entirety of Christianity? No one in his right mind would say it is.
It is the Democratic Congress, the liberal-biased media and the homosexuals who want to destroy all Christians.
Some unifying principles bind all Christians: that God became a man and died for our sins, and that without that sacrifice, all of us would be doomed.
And it's one thing to give people freedom and something else to deny the rights of Christians to assert their faith in order to keep Hindus from feeling upset.
The blatant aggressiveness of theocracies I find distressing, because I grew up when Christians, Muslim and animists lived peacefully together.
From politics to parenting, Christians have something to say.
Christians cannot be so joined to this world that they forget who they serve.
John F. Kennedy
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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