Christians - The Worst Thing that Ever Happened to Christianity (Paperback)
This book addresses what in this author's opinion is the most offensive aspect of Christianity both to other Christians and to the world looking in - namely judgmental Christians. And the meddlesome, annoying Christians who do this act as if Romans 14 has been struck from the Bible like someone's just line-item vetoed that chapter out of the Bible. If they had read it or would read it, they'd keep their mouths shut and mind their own business. However, it is quite often true that the worst and most obstinate such Christians, are really not Christians at all. Jesus himself says these "Christians" will find themselves quite surprised on Judgement Day. So my hope for this book is you, the reader, will not just recognize this is true, but be able to distinguish who such people are in your own life, and recognize they do not represent Jesus or what Christianity should look and feel like at the hands of real Christians who evidently love Jesus by virtue of what they do and say. The phony or fake, SPC (self-proclaimed Christians) who I refer to as "Christians" in the title and throughout the book, do damage to the cause of Christ by alienating both people in the church and without. And so, my final hope in writing this book is to those who have been hurt, and those who will be hurt by those claiming to be a Christians, is you will think back to the pages herein and realize how this person who hurt you may not be a Christian at all, and you'll refuse to let that be your reason for not personally asking Jesus to pour out His love on you. Contents Overview: False prophets; Fake Christians - a.k.a. "Christians" or SPCs - Self-proclaimed Christians; Phony Christians; Adiaphora; Judgmental Christians; The Book of Romans chapter 14; The Book of Matthew; Judgement Day; Christian Character Case Studies
William Spier was born and raised in Berkeley, CA and at the age of sixteen, through an invitation by his dad's barber, started attending church in El Cerrito, CA where he soon discovered no one goes to Heaven just because they do more good things than bad, so he asked Jesus into his heart. Learning that our sins have to be completely taken away, which Jesus has already done, and all we have to do is accept, he did. Twenty years later in the middle of a burgeoning career as an engineering designer, William felt led to get into the ministry full time and so he went back to school, starting seminary outside of Philadelphia, PA, where in 2006 he earned a Masters of Divinity degree. His plan was to start a church ministry or become a missionary or evangelist, but no matter how he tried getting into a formal ministry, those doors just kept closing while the industry kept opening. So finally he followed what he felt was the Lord calling him to take his ministry to the industry, and he has quietly but effectively reached many coworkers and professional acquaintances for the Lord for over ten years now.