The Stampede of Secularism Will Not Stop Conversions (by John Piper)

A great article by one of my favourite authors:

A few weeks ago, I was talking with some pastors in England. In spite of the fact that Britain has been outpacing the United States in the usual signs of secularization, one of the pastors said that developments in the last couple years, even in Britain, have had a new effect on people in the church. It seems now to many believers that true Christians hold views so different from the culture that they wonder if anyone can be converted.

I think this is a common feeling. Will deeply secular people, with little or no Christian background, see the moral implications of following Christ as so unimaginable that they treat Christianity as equivalent to the Greek myths of Zeus and Hermes?

Here are three biblical perspectives that make that kind of pessimism unwarranted in the church. Read more here…
http://tracking.feedpress.it/link/10732/1524424

One thought on “The Stampede of Secularism Will Not Stop Conversions (by John Piper)

  1. As someone who is naturally pessimistic I need to remind myself repeatedly that our God is able and the battle WAS won through Jesus death and resurrection. (Note to self: reading some of the UK online newspapers “scare stories” probably isn’t helpful..)

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