Originally posted on Christianity Matters:
In my last post, I explored ways we can build relationships with non-believers and then engage them with the gospel.
Today we continue exploring what keeps us from modeling Paul’s activity in Athens — reach out, build relationships with folks, and then engage them with the gospel where they are on a daily basis.
4 Stumbling Blocks to Everyday Evangelism and How to Remove Them
(2) Our Idea of Christian Growth
It’s a common idea in the church community to equate growing in our knowledge of the Bible with Christian growth. Growing as a Christian, however, doesn’t just mean growing in biblical knowledge. It is that, but also much more. It involves us growing in our love for God and others. As well as it involves us growing in our ability and desire to serve others and spread the gospel.
Since we often equate Christian growth with growth in biblical knowledge, we fill our…
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