A lot has been written about the subject of Christianese (lexicon of unique jargon, understood and appreciated only by Christians), and these are some of the articles we’ve discovered. Please feel free to pass on ones you’ve read, and perhaps we’ll add them here for the benefit of others.
Christian-ese by David Cho – David takes a look at how the unique jargon of the church can be misused among Christians.
Clichéd Christianity by Tim Challies – Tim says, “It seems that humans are comforted by familiarity and intimidated by the unknown. Perhaps this explains why clichés come into such common use.” You may be challenged by his words.
When Words Get in the Way by Lynn Waalkes – Read how to choose everyday language that communicates the need for Christ without confusing the listener.