The Elephant in Religion’s Room
by Dean Meadows
We live in a “COEXIST” society, meaning that all religions are on par with each other. No one religion has exclusive rights on being right! A year ago I did an interview with a longtime friend of mine named Bill(an alias for the sake of identity)who I respect greatly. During Bill’s time in college, he left Christianity and, based on our last conversation, he’s religiously eclectic. (meaning he derives his spiritual ideas from a diverse range of sources). One of the statements he made which shocked me was, “the religions of the world all teach the same core concepts.” How do we navigate this type of argument as those who seek to win souls and follow Christ?
First, Bill’s sentiment is widely popular in our society…