5 Ways to Better Extra-Biblical Effectiveness

Sunday, January 08, 2006

Scripture Reference: 2 Timothy 4:3-53. For the time will come when they will not endure sound doctrine, but according to their own desires, because they have itching ears, they will heap up for themselves teachers;
4. and they will turn their ears away from the truth, and be turned aside to fables.
5. But you be watchful in all things, endure afflictions, do the work of an evangelist, fulfill your ministry.
From time to time I write a topic over at my blog called Why Fiction Matters. It discusses ways I've found where fiction helps us on a daily basis as Christians. One entry spoke on HBO's movie The Girl in the Cafe and how it interlocked the theme of global poverty and romance together in such a way that the script couldn't have one without the other. Another topic on Christian Gaming and how this new form of entertainment will meet the need of the gaming community without creating children who are numb to pornography and sin.

Usually I find my examples for this topic in the news or from observing some form of fiction entertainment. But yesterday at McKendree UMC I witnessed it during a sermon...


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