Unhelpful Things People Say When You Have Lost a Loved One

graveyard

While it’s true that no words are adequate for someone who has lost the love of his life, here are some phrases you want to avoid.

Five New Christian Cliches to Avoid

televangelist

I was amazed by the popularity of the first lists of Christian clichés I created. I think it was because so many Christians saw themselves somewhere in the list and others have been on the receiving end of these clichés, and they resonated with my frustration in hearing them pretty much my entire life.

Nine (Final) Christian Cliches to Avoid

Christianese

Nine final(?) cliches to strike from the Christian lexicon.

Ten More Cliches Christians Should Avoid

Ten more things Christians say too much but shouldn’t After writing up my first list of Ten Cliches Christians Should Never Use, some folks wrote me with other suggestions. After simmering on it for a while, I came up with a second list of ten to supplement the first. And as there was some confusions […]

Ten Cliches Christians Should Stop Saying

RollingEyes

Ten things Christians say a lot, but shouldn’t.