Having come across the Red Letter Christians blog of Tony Campolo and others, I am reminded again of why I am not a red-letter Christian. There are two basic reasons:
1. It effectively and improperly privileges a canon within the biblical canon, implicitly elevating Jesus’ words above the rest of inspired scripture.
2. As I age my eyes have difficulty reading red letters against a white page. I prefer to read the Bible without straining my vision.
I suppose this makes me a black-letter Christian. So be it. Case closed.