Evangelizing a Post-Christian West: When Being Welcoming Isn’t Enough

Summary or Keywords

There was a time in which winsomeness really did carry the weight many think it will today. … In that context, all the church had to do was remove an obstacle for one to come in the doors: the incentive was built-in.  … Today, non-believers don’t just need to feel welcomed, they need to understand what they’re being invited into and why it’s worthwhile. There is good news: the Christian faith is inherently deep, it really does provide a credible, serious explanation for reality. Before it gave us lime green shirts that ripped off the Sprite logo to say “Spirit,” it gave us the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel.

By
Dustin Messer
Category
Mission and Outreach
Ministry Strategy
Publication Year
2019
Resource Type
Text-Based Resource
Minimum Familiarity Level
Anyone
Groups that would be especially interested in this resource
Pastors


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