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WWJD, Part 4: A Valid Question?

(To find out more about Charles Sheldon’s novel In His Steps, the inspiration behind the WWJD craze, read Part 1.) Some people object to even asking the question “What Would Jesus Do?”, for various interrelated reasons.  Charles Sheldon didn’t ignore … Continue reading

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WWJD, Part 2: Excerpt from “In His Steps,” on True Discipleship

There’s not much else I can add to these two well-stated calls to authentic discipleship.  I’ll only emphasize the importance of personal touch in Jesus’ ministry, something that many Christians tend to avoid.  We like our ease and our comfort … Continue reading

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WWJD, Part 1: Origin of the Phrase

“What would Jesus do?”  Christians have been asking themselves this question in one form or another since Christianity was founded.  But in the 1890s, these four particular words became a household phrase for members of Central Congregational Church in Topeka, … Continue reading

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