Why the Jesus We Want May Not Be the Jesus We Need

Tuesday, 12 Jun 2007

The problem with adoptionism, as with every plausible heresy, is that it contains an important measure of truth.
I must confess that when I first saw the initials "W. W. J. D.", I thought they referred to a country music radio station. I was quite surprised to discover not only that they really stood for "What would Jesus do?" but also that these initials were fast becoming a kind of cultic item in the popular Christian market. From billboards to bracelets, W. W. J. D. is staring out at a potentially curious public, demanding that those who see it should both decipher the initials and (more importantly) answer the question and apply it ...

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