There are 3 kinds of Christians that outsiders respect

There are three kinds of Christians that outsiders to the faith respect: pilgrims, activists, and artists.

The uncommitted will listen to them far sooner than to an evangelist or apologist.

So says Philip Yancy in the HuffingtonPost.

He says he decide to write his book Vanishing Grace: What Ever Happened to the Good News? after reading Walker Percy’s novel, The Second Coming.

In it one of the characters says about this about Christians, “I cannot be sure they don’t have the truth.”

“But if they have the truth, why is it the case that they are repellent precisely to the degree that they embrace and advertise the truth?

“A mystery: If the good news is true, why is not one pleased to hear it?” Continue reading

 

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