unchristlike


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Adj.1.unchristlike - not becoming to or like a Christianunchristlike - not becoming to or like a Christian; "ashamed to have to recognize how unchristianly his assumptions and motives are"
unchristian - not of a Christian faith
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We lamented the prevalence of abuses perpetrated in the name of Christ--such as extreme forms of prosperity teachings and the unchristlike lives and behavior of some celebrity leaders.
If a historically white Protestant congregation is extending the hand of missional outreach to African-American and Latino/a neighbors who have been wounded by the white church's past or present racism or its support for unjust policies, then its proclamation of the gospel may be most appropriate if it comes as an act of repentance, a stance that communicates that "We have acted in a most unChristlike way and have wounded you deeply.
The fifth church, Liberty Baptist Church, Wilkinson County, expelled Emaline Stanley on June 10, 1871, for the unclarified charge of "unchristlike conduct." (36) That conduct was not specified but must have been very serious to necessitate such strict action on the first reading.