Last week, I attended the funeral of one of my wife’s sponsors. “Sponsor” is an entirely inappropriate identifier in this case.
As a Christian professor and pastor who now works in the US after many years in Austria, I sometimes find myself in conversations with Americans who are interested to know about the health of the Christian church in Europe.
Jonathan Merritt, in his new book, sets out to learn how to speak about his faith in new ways in order to articulate the central ideas so that non-Christians can understand.
“The Kingdom of God Has No Borders” provides us with a wide-ranging, closely researched account of just how American evangelicals have been involved overseas—and to a lesser extent, of how that involvement played out back home.
If our churches have to be a little more uncomfortable to us insiders in order to reach even one lost soul for Christ, that’s a sacrifice we should all be willing to make.