Imagine that you met someone new, and you’re the first Christian they’ve known. Nonverbally, what does your life communicate about Jesus?
Christians can go through dark times, too. In Eph. 1:18, Paul prays for their hearts to be “flooded with light” and hope. Amen!
Sheep look so cute, but they can smell terrible up close. What impression do others have of you, as a Christian, when they see you up close?
The problem with many Christians’ spiritual health is that they’re still nursing a baby bottle instead of eating solid food (Hebrews 5:12).
When we wear the label of Christian, we give others an impression of Jesus on our good days and bad days, whether we want to or not.
If someone observed your life from a distance – an outsider looking in – could they tell that you are a Christian? Why or why not?
If we are to live like Jesus, then what kind of message does your daily walk communicate to others about the Christian faith?
The Christian life isn’t a life of perfection. Yes, we should be growing more like Jesus, but don’t let setbacks detour you off-course.
The title “Christian” comes with a lot of baggage in our culture. What steps can we take to change the public perception of Jesus followers?