Gin and juice missionaries.

Here’s the opening to a great little article on a matter we’ve been lamenting for years:

Many Christians tend to hang out a lot with unsaved friends for the sake of  “winning” them to Christ. (Unsaved girlfriends, boyfriends, club-buddies, former smokin’-buddies, co-workers, etc.) They often say that their plan is to “let their light shine”.

They say that’s the reason why they meet co-workers at the sports bar; That’s the reason why they share shots.

I sincerely doubt that.

In all honesty,  I’ve seen very little gospel sharing. Just a whole lot of chillin’ and jokin’ around. But, if you ask a “gin & juice missionary” to  reconsider their approach, they’ll quickly quip:

Stop being religious! Didn’t Christ eat with tax-collectors and sinners??

Read the entire article here.

3 thoughts on “Gin and juice missionaries.

  1. As I posted over there:

    My, my. You said “in all honesty, you are not “shining”. You are only “blending”.” Hammer, meet nail. You nailed it, brother! Lost folk who revel in their sin do not like the gospel – it convicts. People who want to blend need to be reminded we who are blood-bough children of God are aliens and pilgrims in this present age; hated by the world because it hates Christ. WHY would a saint want to blend in?

  2. It seems to me that by and large many (most?) professing Christians “blend” equally as well at the grocery store, at work, at church, and at home as they do in the pub.

    In Him,
    CD

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