Sunday, April 03, 2005

What Kind of Christian?

Recently I heard a message where four types of Christians were mentioned. Then we were challenged by the pastor to think about which definition most suited us.

The types were:

1. Census Christian - You're only a "Christian" because that's what you stated on your census form.
2. Ceremonial Christian - You're part of the CE crowd. You only attend church at Christmas and Easter.
3. Customized Christian - You accept the parts of Christianity that are appealing to you and discard those which are uncomfortable and hard to embrace. Only the parts of the Bible which are non-threatening become relevant to you.
4. Committed Christian - You fully commit your life to Jesus Christ and entrust yourself to Him, being obedient to what He asks of you and being filled and controlled by the Holy Spirit.

So, which type am I? What about you?

1 comment:

  1. good articles David ... i like this little test (i'm #4, but of course there is ROOM for improvement!) ...
    i also read Cindy Swanson's blog ... she has wonderful interviews with the likes of Joni Erickson Tada and others ... always a blessing over there ...

    hey, maybe could have an interview or 2 of your own ... ? maybe?

    blessings on your week!