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‘I won’t join in the procession that’s speaking their peace.
Using five dollar words while praising his integrity.
And just cause he’s gone it doesn’t change the fact:
He was a bastard in life thus a bastard in death.’
-Death Cab for Cutie

I used to have an excuse for the assholes. I used to say, ‘Oh, I’m not any better than them’ or ‘Maybe they are just having a bad day’ or ‘I don’t know their history.’ Not anymore. How can someone claim Christianity and yet not have the most basic human decency? There is no kindness. There is no empathy. There is no grace. I have no patience for this any longer. To claim Christianity is a dangerous game that requires a higher calling. ‘But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, forbearance, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness and self-control.’ It is quite simple; do you have any of these traits? Do you know a Christian who has none of these traits? Does this not upset you? It seems to me this is basic Christianity. Christianity 101 if you will. If you cannot allow Christ to change you on this most basic level, then why proclaim Christianity? Your Christianity is a facade and a religion. And I’m tired of apologizing for you. Too many so-called Christians are cheapening the radical nature of true, life altering Christianity. And they are doing it not through their theology or by some grand gesture. They are just simply being assholes. Do us all a favor and stop calling yourself a Christian. I’m done.

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