Many different Christian groups are pushing the video Why I Hate Religion, But Love Jesus. I think I first saw it being referenced by the Christian Left, so I was naturally skeptical. I do agree with some of what they say, but for the most part their idea of Christianity doesn’t reflect Christ but more the mercies of Jesus.
Anyways, people are either criticizing or praising this video. The interesting thing is to see how many of the millions of viewers have gotten the wrong idea about the video. Bethke, the one in the video, is not speaking against organized religion or Christianity. His intent was to speak against the faith without works practice that is so prevalent among churches today.
It is interesting to see how quickly we can take a message and equate it with our own without knowing the truth of the original message.