Becoming fluent in positive, healthy, truthful, Scripture-saturated internal dialogue should be a high priority for all of us. Talking to yourself is an important life-skill that requires practice, careful consideration, and perseverance.
I’ve been interviewing a lot of new Christians to hear how God has worked to bring them to the Savior. One pattern intrigues me. I often hear of people asking one question but really seeking an answer to something else.
Who would have ever imagined that research could be a vehicle for evangelism? But if God could proclaim his prophecy through a donkey (see Numbers 22), he can proclaim his gospel through a doctoral researcher.
I continue to learn valuable lessons about evangelism by interviewing recent converts. Hearing what they report as significant in their journey from darkness to light encourages and instructs for further outreach.
In some recent blog debates, some people have defended unorthodox theology, seeking support from C.S. Lewis. “Lewis believed some questionable things and people don’t reject him,” they reason. It has caused me to reflect on why I like Lewis so much, even when I think he occasionally misses the mark.