Every now and then I mention in this blog that I usually prefer to use the term "Jesus Follower" rather than "Christian". This largely has to do with the ways the term "Christian" is understood in North America these days. I believe it’s definition has morphed from being "like Christ" to being a cultural identity loaded with all kinds of political and nationalistic implications. Words like "love" and holidays like "Easter" have morphed in our culture much the same way. Some day, I might even feel the same about the term "Jesus Follower". But for now I like the freshness and rawness of the phrase.
Anyways, here’s an interesting take on this discussion: