In coming close to my 6th year as a Christian, the one thing that I have noticed a lot, but yet fail to understand is the number of Christians who would be quick to announce that a fellow member of their own body “may not be a Christian”, due to some small infraction, but at the same time those same Christians would skin you alive if you ever question the Christianity of someone who stands in front of the media and publicly blasphemies the name of the Lord, curses everyone who is in competition with his genre, has been known for being involved in public shootings, has made a lifestyle of impregnating numerous women out of wedlock, but in spite of all this, he has to give thanks to his God for allowing him to get where he is.
But yet, when one of the saints even hints at questioning his relationship with Christ, you have every so-called Christian person attacking you for ‘judging’ him.
However, on the same note, when you have that one faithful brother or sister in the church, you know who I’m talking about, the one who is there early every Sunday to help set up, the one who is there crying his eyes out to the Lord every Sunday morning, the one who volunteers for every project that no one else in the church wants to do, and then he admittedly makes the mistake of sleeping out of wedlock or makes the mistake of slipping back into the sin of his youth (whatever that may be), and then those same Christians who were quick to defend this so-called Christian bad-boy, is quick to question if this faithful saint who fell during a night of weakness, is even a Christian.
What is wrong with this picture? Is it just me? We have everyone defending and justifying the hostess of a television show who would open up the air to every New Age teacher that is available (but at the same time is quick to shut down every Christian person who speaks up and say this is against the teachings of the Bible). But when your fellow servant who is out on the mission trips comes back one day and admits he dropped the ball one night, he is ostracized by the church?
Am I missing something here or is this just another witness of Christianity in Crisis?