Bad News Bearers
Daniel Propson on Evangelizing the Decent, Deserving & Lost
Ask a dozen of your countrymen, “Do you believe in Jesus?” and few will say “No.” Evangelism is not what it used to be; the good news, for better or worse, precedes us. “What would Jesus do?” is an alarmingly unthreatening question to the average Western individual. Twice as alarmingly, it has become a basically secular question.
The secularized common man can answer a slew of catechetical questions in a satisfactory way. Is there a God? No doubt. Does God love you? Duh. Should you love your neighbor? Of course. Is prayer a good and effective practice? Well, yeah.
They know (whether . . .