4 insights about money and evangelism
Scot McKnight: "I know of no text that says someone evangelized without saying a word."
"Preparing for the arrival of people is really important. Let’s do it well!"
"Jesus was commonly criticized for spending too much time with sinners. How many of us could be accused of that?"
"Radical acceptance and compelling challenge—both are needed for people to find their way back to God."
"All churches experience temporary plateaus and flatlines in their growth patterns."
"The big narrative and the historical core—you can’t understand one without the other."
"Strategies must be continually evaluated in light of our rapidly changing and increasingly settled post-Christian culture."
"The supreme issue for Jesus was not Rome’s army but God’s people."
The congregation of Bethel Lutheran Church has learned to seek out 'park bench' moments to share their faith in the course of everyday life.