At this point in time, it’s not exactly a secret that Christians, especially young adults and families, are leaving the church in droves. This seems to be a problem unique to the western world, specifically in America. The question we’re all trying to answer is: why? America is still a majority Christian country (http://www.pewforum.org/religious-landscape-study/). Americans are still interested in spirituality (http://www.pewresearch.org/fact-tank/2016/01/21/americans-spirituality/). Americans still enjoy the … Continue reading So. Christians are leaving the church.
Mahatma Gandhi: leader, activist, and revolutionary. Gandhi is best known for leading India’s independence movement. What made Gandhi so revolutionary was his non-violent approach that sparked change. Using strikes and pickets instead of armies and guns, Gandhi was successful in creating change. India celebrated their independence on August 15, 1947. Gandhi was assassinated just a few months later. Perhaps one of Gandhi’s most famous quotes: … Continue reading Christians are the WORST | Gandhi-itis
The past few days, I’ve found it difficult to sit down and write. That’s somewhat unlike me. Once I get an idea in my head, I can hammer out a blog or a video pretty quickly. This is a weird funk in which I currently find myself. I sit down at my computer and the words just don’t come together in coherent thoughts. I delete … Continue reading How to articulate heartache
The Christian Church simply cannot compete with Starbucks. Likewise, we cannot compete with bars, casinos, clubs, lounges, theaters, restaurants, amusement parks, or arcades. We will lose every single time. Now, the good news is: we aren’t in competition with coffee houses or casinos. Companies like Starbucks and Dave and Busters exist solely to provide the consumer with entertainment and luxury. They will do whatever the … Continue reading The Church CANNOT Compete with Starbucks
Therefore confess your sins to each other and pray for each other so that you may be healed. The prayer of a righteous person is powerful and effective. – James 5:16 Over the years, I can’t help but notice that we’ve created this list of church-approved sins. Those sins, and those sins only, are the ones we will openly confess. Sure, we’ll tell our Bible … Continue reading Confess Your Sins to One Another
Written by Kristin Geckle Since the launch of Christians in Motion, we’ve been conscientious to only write and post about matters that pertain to the Christian faith. I’m an extremely opinionated person. It would be easy (and enjoyable) for me to turn this platform into my own personal soap box. I don’t want to do that because this isn’t about me. As satisfying as it … Continue reading Trump is POTUS, He is not our Savior