Thoughts on Christian Theology and Pastoring

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  • Be Careful What You Call Christian Persecution

    In the final beatitude on the Sermon on the Mount, Jesus teaches his followers to expect persecution. “Blessed are you,” he declares, “when others revile you and persecute you and utter all kinds of evil against you falsely on my account” (Matthew 5:13). But we must carefully consider what we call persecution. Certainly, persecution involves being…

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