Episode 108: Leaving Behind the American Gospel with David Platt
Episode 64: Pastors and Preaching the Gospel to Yourself
This week Ronjour and Brandon discuss the importance of preaching the gospel to yourself.
Preaching to Short Attention Spans
In a world of endless distractions, it can seem that attention spans are getting shorter. We see how digital media is designed to cater to short attention spans by feeding people with snack-sized news stories, tweets, and videos, in order to keep their gaze captivated for as long as possible before they get bored and move on.
The Importance of Connecting Biblical Commands to Gospel Truths
Years ago, a high-school student stayed behind after a Bible study to talk with me one-on-one. The lesson that evening had been on the importance of a consistent prayer life. The young man was a growing Christian, a leader, and yet, he confessed how badly he struggled with prayer.
Yes, You Can Still Share the Gospel Right Now!
With these three questions, the Apostle Paul highlights the importance of our verbal witness in personal evangelism. It is true that Christians should be kind, compassionate, and demonstrate love and justice. We should help the poor, feed the hungry, and care for the oppressed and neglected. However, none of these remove the one responsibility that Christians alone bear, which is sharing Christ with a lost world.
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