When Christians say they’re going for a swim, it might mean they’re thinking of switching denominations.
Stained-glass windows aren’t as prominent of a feature in churches as they were in centuries past. But using the term “stained glass” to refer to the church is still fashionable.
You’ve no doubt heard of Episcopalians. But have you heard of Whiskeypalians?
The Christianese buzzwords “seeker sensitive” and “seeker friendly” aren’t heard as frequently as they were ten or twenty years ago, but they still come up in conversations about how churches can persuade people to come to church.
A particularly fruitful genre of Christianese is made up of terms that describe different kinds of evangelism. Here are definitions for three of the more interesting ones: beach evangelism, gastro-evangelism, and power evangelism.