By Ed Stetzer
Part Two in a new series.
To some, the term “reimagining evangelism” may sound cool and contextualized. To others, it may sound like we are trying to bring an outdated concept back into fashion. Either way, in my first post I shared why I believe that it is past time we reimagined our own gospel witness in a very different culture than we had even 10 or 20 years ago.
Once we are on the same page that it is time to relook at how we see evangelism and how we prioritize and live it out today, we may believe that the best way to do this is to go back to the mission and values we hold. We deconstruct what we have come to believe, in some ways.
My belief is that it is always good to go back to the basics when we are making changes, but too often what I have seen is Christians and churches that have gone back only to find that perhaps the foundation upon which they stood—belief in conversion and salvation in Christ alone (sola Christi)—was no longer the one they wanted to keep.
Some have in fact rethought their way out of evangelicalism and …read more
Source:: Christianity Today