From the March/April, 2017 issue of Touchstone
christianity culture The Cross of Least Resistance by Robin Phillips

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The Cross of Least Resistance

Our Path to Holiness Runs Straight Through Calvary

I think I might stop being a Christian," my friend said, a few minutes after comfortably situating himself in my office.

"Why?" I asked. "Have you stopped believing in God?"

My friend, whom we will call Trevor, pondered silently. A few days before, he had asked to meet me to get some advice about a personal crisis he was facing. But the conversation quickly turned to his more general struggles with Christianity.

I renewed my question: . . .


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