When we preach the gospel, can and should we mold the message to fit into our present cultural moment? After all, isn’t this what Paul did in Acts 17 at Mars Hill?
The issue of cultural relevance is on the mind of every believer, especially the missionary. How much should a believer adapt his life and message to the surrounding world?
I think many of us, at some point in our lives, have prayed this prayer. But can we actually have the confidence to base our eternity on repeating these words after our mom, dad, or youth leader?
If it’s just as important for Christians to feed the hungry as it is for them to spread the good news, I’m going to pick the one that gets me a pat on the back by society, not the one that gets me spat on.