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Brothers, we are not Christians‼

Disclaimer: I still stand behind the concepts that inspired this post, am glad I wrote it, and that this site made it as far as it did. Unfortunately some of the circumstances have changed since I ...
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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 ...
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Newcomers: Be patient. You will get there if you follow our direction. Keep trying

To the newcomers: I am thrilled that you have come to this site. I am excited that you want to spend time contributing to this site, and even more so that you want to learn more about Christianity. ...
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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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Why can't I ask for personal advice?

It seems like all the questions asking for personal advice on this site get put "on hold." If I am facing a personal difficulty or a challenging decision, and I want input from Christians, shouldn't ...
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“Biblical basis” vs “what the Bible says about a subject”

We seem to have a more or less a consensus on our site that asking for the Biblical basis for a doctrine is permitted, even encouraged. We also tend to allow "What does the Bible say about X?" ...
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Why do questions that the Bible has answers for keep being put on hold?

I am new to this site. I can answer a lot of these questions that are on hold from the Bible, like the one about the hem of the garment, or what Jesus and Paul said about the Law. These are legitimate ...
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Why do all these questions have to be directed towards man made denominations?

Jesus said clearly only he is our teacher and master. But the moderators demand you ask a specific denomination...which is exactly what Jesus said not to do. Matthew 23:8 (KJV) 8 But be not ye called ...
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Why was “How many jews were in times of Jesus” on hold?

This is actually a good question. This actually reveals how many Jews were during the time of Jesus Christ. This will help to reveal the type of community where Jesus Christ lived and to whom he ...
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Can we have more moderators?

So, I love our current moderators. I voted for as many as I could in the last election, and I respect them all. I think they can get overworked, too, which is why, as a high-rep user, I try to take ...
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Types of questions that are within community guidelines

I find that there are at least six types of questions that the community on Christianity.StackExchange has decided are on-topic and within site guidelines. These question types, if the few rules that ...
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Was the circumcision question put on hold for valid reason?

This question https://christianity.stackexchange.com/questions/50629/why-did-god-gave-circumcision-to-abraham Was put on hold called a truth question. I think it is a question answerable from ...
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Non-opinion based questions that are confrontational

This question has a lot of problems and I would like to ask a question about one of them: https://christianity.stackexchange.com/questions/25015/why-do-evolutionists-label-creationists-as-stupid I ...
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Why are so many questions being put on hold all of a sudden?

It seems that since coming to this site more and more questions have been put on hold, that would have elicited answers a year or so ago. I will use this question as an example; https://christianity....
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How can I salvage my question?

Quite some time ago, I asked a question about inter-faith marriage. I recently received an edit notification, checked it, and saw that my question had been closed as primarily opinion-based. Caleb ...