Essay The Movement Of The Gospel Of Jesus Christ

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Reaching People for Christ Who Have a Postmodern Mindset
“For the time will come when people will not put up with sound doctrine. Instead, to suit their own desires, they will gather around them a great number of teachers to say what their itching ears want to hear” (2 Tim 4:3 NIV). How can postmodernists state positively or hold as “true” that there is no absolute truth as someone’s claim (reality) that there is a God? Perhaps this philosophy confuses opinion (as an individual sees things) with a truth. Postmodernism is not the end of the advancement of the gospel of Jesus Christ. “The hopes that modernity had underscored the triumph of “Reason” and “Science” that many thought would bring in utopia, have failed in almost every respect” (Zacharias, as cited in Carson, 2000, p. 26). Despite all worldly gains persons still have a hunger and thirst for the spiritual. God created man and woman in his own image (Gen 1:27). Various research studies have shown that humans are born with an innate desire to know something or someone, to feel connected with someone and each other.
What then if the conditions for the gospel is fashioned today by postmodernism, isn’t that the force behind such thinking that portrays the gospel as immaterial or something that does not count for anything worthwhile? Postmodernism is a philosophical direction that sets forth reality is incomprehensible to the human mind. Evangelists of the Gospel must engage the thinkers who advance these beliefs and…

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