Churches challenged to ‘rehabilitate and refresh’ how they explain the Gospel

Posted Dec 4, 2017

[Anglican Communion News Service] The new Archbishop of Wales, John Davies, has said churches are “not always seen for the good which we do, or for the just causes which we support or further, or for the justice and truth for which we call.” He called on churches to “rehabilitate and refresh” how they explain the Gospel message, particularly to young people who, he said, would high-five the prophet Job and queue for selfies with Jesus – if they properly understood Christianity. Davies made the comments as he was enthroned as the 13th archbishop of Wales during a service in Brecon Cathedral on Dec. 2.

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  1. The Rev. Fred Fenton says:

    John Davies is part of the worldwide movement described in an important
    new book by Brian McLaren: “The Great Spiritual Migration How the World’s Largest Religion Is Seeking a Better Way to Be Christian.” That “better way” is to emphasize living according to the teachings and example of Jesus rather than placing the emphasis on correct belief.

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