The hub of Christianity is not “do something for Jesus.” The hub of Christianity is “Jesus has done everything for you.” And my fear is that too many people, both inside and outside the church, have heard our “do more, try harder” sermons and pleas for intensified devotion and concluded that the focus of the Christian faith is the work that we do instead of the work God has done for us in the person of Jesus.
Congregations of atheists may be the new, beneficial alternative to organized religion.
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Religions may be declining in their ability to provide altruistically motivated, communally organized support, but we have few other models to work with.