What is the Main Thing?
To be blunt, sometimes we just need to get people in love with Jesus, and then free to be who and how He wants them/us to be. We all carry baggage but…
John 8:32, 36
[Jesus said:] “Then you will know the truth, and the truth will set you free…
“…So if the Son sets you free, you will be free indeed.”
We have seen some dramatic turnarounds based on this headline truth. Neil Anderson has developed this in a biblically balanced way under the banner ‘Freedom in Christ’ and we used it in a very damaged church full of hurting people in the 1990s to great effect, since when it has become a national ministry (another story…)
Faith, not form
How is that expressed?
Getting them in love with Jesus is a pre-requisite, though. This is more of a ‘given’ in Baptist
In the C of
Developing a sense of a personal story – and journey
Telling stories is always a good approach.