Christianity isn’t a guilt-ridden religion; instead it’s the only effective way to get rid of our guilt. Guilting ourselves into sharing our faith––or into any other spiritual practice for that matter––is not sustainable. Shouldn’t our efforts to influence people toward God be more like inviting them into a cool river on a sweltering summer day?
Working alongside the Maker while he entices people into his embrace should be more of a dance than a dread. Ours is the matchmaker’s mantra: “I’ve got a Friend you should meet…”
– Originally published in Reaching Rahab: Joining God In His Quest For Friends