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Should Pastors Be Winsome or Blunt When Speaking the Truth?

Episode 984 | Pastor Adriel Sanchez and Dr. Bill Maier answer questions about cutting ties with family members, dating non-Christians, how to answer tough questions, and the Trinity and the Shema.

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Episode 984 Show Notes

From the Show

Oftentimes the judgments we make are wrong. In Jesus’s time, people looked at the religious leaders, the scribes and the Pharisees, and they thought, “They have this direct line to God, there will be a special place for them in heaven,” and Jesus says, “they will be cast out into darkness. And you know who is entering the kingdom of heaven before them? Tax collectors and prostitutes.”

–Adriel Sanchez

Should Pastors Be Winsome or Blunt When Speaking the Truth?

Questions in this Episode

  1. Is it OK to date someone who practices a different religion?
  2. Does 2 Thessalonians 3:6 say that I have to cut ties with my child who’s living in sin?
  3. You seem to struggle trying to answer tough questions with straight forward answers. I wish you would be more blunt.
  4. What verses do you suggest for someone who deals with chronic illness?
  5. How should we reconcile the doctrine of the Trinity with the Shema: ‘Hear, O Israel: The Lord our God, the Lord is one’ (Deuteronomy 6:4)?

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