The Strange Religious Ritual of New Years Resolutions

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If you were an alien, scrolling on Instagram; what would you think about this strange concept of “New Years Resolutions?” You’d probably see them as a deeply ritualistic act. Let’s compare and contrast these resolutions with the good news of Jesus.

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Evangelism: Why Does Good News Sound So Bad? - So What?


2014.05.04 - Kevin Makins - So What?

Evangelism: Why Does Good News Sound So Bad?

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Mark 1, Matthew 4, 28, Luke 10

Evangelism is when a Christian tells someone about Jesus with the goal of converting them. When I say “evangelism” or “convert” or “repent”, what do you think of?

Do you think of love, and grace, and hospitality, and mutuality? Or do you think of OTHER things?

Like soap-boxes, and protests, and debates, and arguments, and judgement, and fear, and hellfire?

The message of Jesus is supposed to be good news! How did good news start to sound so bad?

And here is the real question: is there a way to reclaim this good news?

Music is led by Aaron Craig and starts 55 minutes in.