How Christians See Themselves

In unChristian: What a New Generation Really Thinks About Christianity….and Why It Matters, David Kinnaman writes concerning our we as Christians see ourselves.

Given the pervasive perception that Christians are hypocritical, it is telling that ‘being good’ is the primary way we define what being a Christian is all about.  It is also sobering to see how other important passions of a Christ follower are way down the list.  The “lifestyle” priority was more frequently mentioned than discipleship — learning about the Bible and about Christ.  It was more often included in the definition of being a Christian than were evangelism, worship, or relationships.  Serving others and the poor was identified as a main concern by just one-fifth of believers.  Thoughts of stewardship or nurturing family faith were almost nonexistent as faith priorities.

Maybe there is a problem? What do you think?

2 Responses

  1. 🙂 Good point . You are absolutely right.

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