You may have seen the video “Why I Hate Religion, But Love Jesus” that has been passed around the Internet for the past two years. I hear people constantly creating a false dichotomy between Jesus & religion. I get their intentions in this matter—I really do. But, I disagree. But what if I told you that saying you hating religion could be the same as saying you hate your relationship with Jesus—the one who saved you?
Let me explain.
One of our early church fathers, St. Augustine, explained that the word religion came from the Latin word religare meaning “to … Read the rest