Don’t skip this important step! If people don’t trust you, they won’t listen to your apologetic or evangelistic message, no matter how valid or perfect it is.
How can we navigate our culture’s various definitions of “love” to speak the truth in love?
It’s easy to approach parables as if their only purpose is to offer a theological principle. But they’re not fanciful stories containing a hidden truth. They are truth because they do something.
What if the missing link between a Christian wanting to share the Gospel and a Christian sharing the Gospel is not the knowledge they have, but the gumption to do it?