Analysis Of The Article ' Incarnational Apologetics '
1141 WordsMay 1, 20175 Pages
In reaction to the article on "Incarnational Apologetics," how does this approach impact the way evangelism is taught and acted out in daily life? How do you balance "incarnational" and "informational" approaches to evangelism? Is there a connection? In addition, based on McRaney Chapter 8, how would the distinction between "Informational" and Incarnational" approaches to evangelism relate to the barriers you have in witnessing? For instance, do your struggle relating to people on an "incarnational" level; or are you afraid on an "informational" level that people might ask a question that you cannot answer? What barriers need to be removed in your life in order for you to balance these approaches? Respond in 225 words. Be VERY thorough,…show more content…
The approach of this article with today evangelism deals with the counterfeit faith of some people proclaiming Jesus as their savior. However, if this faith does not show evidence by transforming their lives, then does not deserved to be called saving faith. Such transformation has to show a change on their behaviors. This does not stop there. A true Christian need to perform daily “self-examination” of its own testimony. Another false gospel is to separate incarnational from informational apologetic. They go hand in hand as an absolute truth of Jesus Christ in evangelism. Some would have us believe that incarnational apologetic is not necessary in our society. But, they stand very far from the truth. Both “incarnational and informational” apologetic are interlaced and important tools for our daily life. The practical application is to be able to balance both terms in our daily life. What I’m trying to say is that we should view it as a daily self-examination to authentically show the love of Christ in once life. In fact, the will of God has never been that his children live under a colossal failure day by day due to this counterfeit incarnational apologetic way of leaving. On the contrary, John said, “for He who is in you is greater than he who is in the world” (1 John 4:4). So, the connection between the two terms is very clear. Therefore, God’s message to us has not changed a bit. It remains