Scare the Sin Right Out of ‘Em

Jon Acuff over at Stuff Christians Like has some interesting things to say about evangelism – especially the kind that involves chainsaws.

Paragraph that really caught my attention:

I think sometimes this happens because we want to take a shortcut to salvation for someone. We want them to be saved right this second and right this moment and love can feel like it’s taking too long. Love is messy and slow. It unravels at God’s speed, not ours. Shame is faster. Fear is faster. And if the goal is to get them in the door, then fear becomes a pretty good method.

Check it out.
jmt,

Sean

 

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One response to “Scare the Sin Right Out of ‘Em”

  1. Jayne says :

    How the Lord must grieve over our lack of compassion.

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