Preventing Dishonor to Jesus Christ in Our Witness to Him
Abstract
Have you ever cringed because a Christian has done something profoundly unchristian? Maybe he or she has been convicted of a crime and sent to prison or a tele-evangelist who has been found guilty of fraud and sent to prison or an evangelical leader has been guilty of immoral conduct, cheating on his spouse, misusing charitable funds or whatever. The higher the pedestal the higher the fall. The secular newspapers were probably full of it, gloating all the way. At the office the next day people may have said to you “Well, if that is what Christians do I want nothing to do with it. They are just a bunch of hypocrites”. You seek to distance yourself because you are a member of a [whatever] church, whereas the offender is, horror of horrors, a Baptist, Methodist, Presbyterian, Anglican, Pentecostal, Charismatic – or whatever – and “we” are not like that...
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Posted : 2012-04-16 02:13:10 GMT
Author/Authors : John Langlois
Publishers : Religious Liberty Commission, World Evangelical Alliance
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Publication Date : 2011-07-08