Really — where did they go?

It used to be wrong to gamble.  It violated the Christian work ethic.

It used to be that a church would not accept gambling winnings as an offering.  I wonder how many wink at it today.

Heavy alcohol consumption is not blogged about.  I wonder if it is preached about any more.

Same with fornication.  Now it’s just dating with benefits.  Or totally ignored.  Can’t let the offering and attendance levels drop, after all.
Benefits:  It’s the new fornication.

Divorce?  No sin there.  Nothing to talk about.

Is there any longer a definition of worldly that can be contrasted with holiness, then be given a working application?

Though we certainly do not need to go so far as double separation, perhaps we would do well to practice some level of separation from sin.

Articles by Collin Brendemuehl

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