Tuesday, December 26, 2006

Making the Case for Christ

One of the great things about this time of the year is the inevitable conversations about the role of God and faith in our culture, communities and politics.

The celebration of Christmas presents a stark contrast to the values of secular humanism. Many non-believers are empty, looking for answers to life and the problems they face.

These conversations are happening around dinner tables, family gatherings, the gym and in the workplace. Without question, the harvest fields are fertile now for believers to jump in and offer a distinct world view. We need to be ready with answers to what and why we believe.

Are you ready to share Jesus Christ with your family, friends and neighbors?

Here's a great verse towards that end. The Apostle Peter wrote that we are "to be prepared to give an answer to everyone who asks you to give the reason for the hope that you have. But to do this with gentleness and respect"- 1 Peter 3:15.

Here a remarkable story about Christians cooperating the public square. Here's another one where there is work to be done...

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