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These 2 questions and the modest proposal resonate with me these days - what about you?

http://www.lawrencewilson.com/the-only-two-questions-any-pastor-should-be-asking-right-now/


How do I get people to imitate Jesus in daily life as opposed to giving intellectual assent to Christian ideas without exhibiting life transformation?


How do we transform the public perception of Christians as judgmental, anti-intellectual, and mean-spirited to welcoming, hopeful, and helpful, which is how the ordinary folk of Jesus’ day perceived him?


A Modest Proposal

So here is my modest proposal for the transformation of church and society, a simple two-point plan:

One: Begin to think of salvation as the transformation of your entire self from death to life rather than as mere forgiveness for sin with a ticket to heaven.

Two: Stop telling people outside the church how they ought to behave and give full attention to the transformation of your own soul.


What is your response to this?
Shalom
John S. Oliver

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