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American Religion vs. the Bible

American Religion vs. the Bible

This series will dive into the key components of American “religion.” Whether religious or secular, Americans have gods they worship and rituals they practice. Sometimes the beliefs underlying these rituals are “syncretized” or blended with Christianity, while other times they stand alone as their own belief system.

Non-religious Americans may be surprised to learn that they have adopted a whole belief system that functions as a type of secular religion. Christians, on the other hand, may be surprised to learn where their Christianity has become more “American” than biblical.

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Meritocracy

All Reward and Provision Come from God—Not the Meritocracy

Whenever a student comes into my office in tears, I know there’s a very good chance that the source of…

Part of the American Religion vs. the Bible series

Church unity

What Is the Real Threat to American Church Unity—and What Does Unity Look Like?

In case you haven’t heard it yet today, the Church in America is breaking apart. Or so say an increasing…

Part of the American Religion vs. the Bible series

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Expressive Individualism: Our Twenty-First Century American Ba’al

Expressive Individualism is perhaps the reigning secular ideology in the U.S. today. Scripture can help us avoid falling prey to it.

Part of the American Religion vs. the Bible series