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27 votes
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But can't I just say one thing?

I am not allowed to share the exact stats, but in general terms the statistics for Christianity.SE show the vast majority of our daily traffic is now from people drifting in as a result of Google ...
Caleb's user avatar
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35 votes
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What Christianity.StackExchange is (and more importantly, what it isn't)

Once again, we're seeing an influx of new talent, which is GREAT! A growing community means more people, sharing new perspectives, or perhaps bringing a clearer explanation of an already described ...
David Stratton's user avatar
34 votes
1 answer

How we are different than other sites

So, we have a brand new About page. On that page, it says: Christianity - Stack Exchange is a question and answer site for committed Christians, experts in Christianity and those interested in ...
Affable Geek's user avatar
22 votes
4 answers

What makes a good focused question?

In response to Can we reverse the trend on low quality posts? we would like to propose the following thoughts on what defines a good focused question. The primary focus of this site is a place to ask ...
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Does this site's policy against debating "who's right" mean that the site is teaching that there is no such thing as absolute truth?

Those of us who have been around for a while are, of course, familiar with the "we're not here to debate who's right" guideline. (a.k.a. "Truth questions", a.k.a. "Opinion questions", a.k.a. "general ...
David Stratton's user avatar
7 votes
4 answers

Why not have new members go through a general introduction page?

As a new member I was turned off by having asked questions that were either voted down right away, put on hold, and have just now gotten to the pages defining what is and is not acceptable on the site....
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Tips for editing a question to make it suitable for re-opening

Hopefully you're here because your question has been closed as "Too Broad" or "Primarily Opinion Based" and someone left a comment suggesting that you edit your question and try to get it reopened. ...
David Stratton's user avatar
15 votes
1 answer

Is it valid to ask if "Christianity" teaches anything?

This is intended to be an aid to people that ask "What does Christianity say about X" and don't understand why their questions are being closed as either off-topic, or primarily opinion-based. If you'...
David Stratton's user avatar
3 votes
2 answers

Dealing with questions about "The Bible"

There are two types of questions that have been asked here that are a bit contentious. I'd like to propose definitions for the question types and solicit comments, changes and additions to these ...
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Another reason this is not a Christian site

I know there are explanations galore in Meta and in the FAQ, we still have people coming around that refuse to accept the idea that this is not a Christian site - that it's not about Truth, but rather ...
David Stratton's user avatar
9 votes
1 answer

How can I write my answers objectively and in compliance with the site purpose?

Unlike revising an answer to make it objective, what tips can we offer users to answering objectively and in the spirit of the site? I.e., how do we express and assist users in understanding that ...
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