(Chuck Tate) Before you read the following, I just want you to know that these are things I am guilty of, too. Like I tell my church all the time: “I’m preaching to myself!” When it comes to following Christ, we are all a work in progress. For those who know me, you are familiar with my personality, so you will be able to decipher my tone and picture me smiling as you read this. For those of you who don’t know me, try to picture me smiling as you read on. So, go ahead and laugh, love, and perhaps even whisper, “Ouch.”

And just so there’s no confusion, the word Christian is defined as someone who professes Christ and embraces His teachings. Not only are the four gospels about Him, the entire Bible is Him because He is the Living Word. Here is a list of the 22 things I believe Christ followers should cease and desist in their lives: READ MORE