Christian Mission in a Pagan World
A video series on Acts debuts Monday, April 5
Contemporary America, along with many parts of the modern western world, is becoming an increasingly post-Christian society. That much is clear. But some scholars and social commentators have suggested that this trend away from Christianity isn’t simply a trend toward irreligion, but is in fact a revival of paganism.
If this is true, it will not be the first time that the Church is called to carry out its mission in a pagan world. To the contrary, the Church began in precisely such a context. The book of Acts tells the story of the birth and expansion of the Church in a pagan world. It describes the work and words of the first missionaries who heralded the good news and made disciples. It bears witness to the irresistible power of the Holy Spirit who guided and transformed these early Christians.
Acts tells the story of the Church’s past, but as we will discover in this study, this book isn’t just a history of the past. It is a guidebook to the present.
- Length: 12 sessions
- Teachers: The Rev. Dr. Jonathan Bailes
- Leader's Guide: Discussion questions are available for Christ Church small group leaders. Contact us for the PDF.
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