Salt & Light — week one

A recent Barna survey of Christian millennials on Evangelism showed deep feelings of conflict.
Almost Half of Practicing Christian Millennials Say Evangelism Is Wrong

“Sharing the gospel today is made harder than at any time in recent memory by an overall cultural resistance to conversations that highlight people’s differences.”
– David Kinnaman of Barna Research

We want peace and unity more than truth and honesty

John 8:31-32

2 Thessalonians 2:10-11

Peace without honesty is a mask
Truth without unity can be a beating

Psalm 85:10

Let’s look at some other truths…

God wants everyone to hear good news – Matthew 24:14
We are expressly commissioned by Jesus to tell others about Him – Matthew 28:19-20

“Here’s my new paradigm for sharing my faith:
I believe I was put on this earth to make it a better place;
I believe the best way to do that is through love;
I believe the best example of love is Christ.”
– Brady Shearer

Matthew 5:13-14

“Evangelism is just one beggar telling another where to find bread.”
D.T. Niles