Monthly Archives: February 2011

Who is a Christian?

Article for St. Catharines Standard newspaper by Peter Youngren.
“Who is a Christian?”, or “What is a Christian?”, or maybe more accurately, “Who decides?”
At the recent National Prayer Breakfast in Washington, D.C., President Obama said, “Jesus Christ is my personal Lord and Savior”, a statement that would normally be received with great joy in the evangelical community, but not necessarily so this time. While 18% of the U.S. population believes that Obama is a Muslim, that figure goes to 40% among Tea-party focus groups, top heavy with “born-again” Christians.
So, who really is a Christian?

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