Archive for May, 2008

HYPOCRITE!

May 17th, 2008 Posted in Faith | no comment »

Many people leave a Christian faith or church body because they see that the other people that worship there have a life that is inconsistent with their spoken belief. In this post I’ll wrestle with the idea of “hypocrites” in the church and what effect that does (or should) have on the people in the church.

Before we begin I’d like to state that ANYONE who aspires to be something that they are not already, invites the label of “hypocrite”. If you state that you want to be one way, and set the bar there… ahead of where you are now, you are going to be a hypocrite somewhere along the line, religion or no. So, realize that the very accusation of “hypocrite” implies that you desire to be something more than you are, and desire for growth is good.

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