That likely has long term implications too. I think that might be right, but we need to stay true to the gospel — we are not offering life enhancement but salvation.
Life enhancement you can take or leave much like a stylistic choice of goggles when you swim. But if you are drowning a pair of goggles is no help at all — at that point only a lifeboat will do. If we lean out of the boat and offer a perspective we have not offered salvation at all.
If our churches become clubs then we have missed the point. Packaging that in a cute one size fits all model which can be presented in 3 minutes seems dubious at best.
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I remember tracts too Sean. So true! Wow, great read. This is in so many ways counter to what is typically taught in terms of apologetics. This seems to be good reason to continue to hold our values with a closed hand and our strategies with an open hand. Instead of getting stuck on old models we need to keep adjusting for our to reach people where they are at. Offer incredible value and be there when people are ready to take action. It is less about series and more about relationships and conversations, which the series can hopefully add value to. Once after I preached at a church, a young lady came up to me asking me about evangelistic strategies.
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This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed. More than you might think. In a post-Christian age, the methods of evangelism have to change to keep the mission alive. For post-moderns, embracing the question is as important as giving an answer. The opposite is true.
Since the Church has a visible and social structure as a sign of her unity in Christ, she can and ought to be enriched by the development of human social life, not that there is any lack in the constitution given her by Christ, but that she can understand it more penetratingly, express it better, and adjust it more successfully to our times. By their lives and speech, in union with Religious and their faithful, may they demonstrate that even now the Church by her presence alone and by all the gifts which she contains, is an unspent fountain of those virtues which the modern world needs the most. Do you want a Christian accountability partner? So when they relocate they seek to find a community that resembles that which they once knew. He infers that all religions practised child sacrifice and placing children in the foundations of buildings for protection.
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Thanks for this article. Great points all around.
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