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Why Worldview Matters: The Mission of the Church by Charles W. Colson What is the mission of the Church? That was the sermon topic one Sunday two years ago when I visited a friend’s church, but as I listened I found my mind wandering. I had just signed a contract to write a book on Christian worldview, and I was experiencing writer’s remorse. Did this book really need to be written? Suddenly the pastor’s words caught my attention. The mission of the church, he said, is to prepare for Christ’s return in five ways: prayer, Bible study, worship, fellowship, and evangelism. In that instant, all doubts about writing the book evaporated. Of course, these five spiritual exercises are central to the church’s life; but we can never overlook our responsibility to redeem all of culture as well. Though well intentioned, the pastor’s words were a prescription for the continued marginalization of the church. Just like this pastor, many evangelicals define faith strictly in terms of personal
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This note was uploaded on 01/17/2012 for the course MAFT 541 taught by Professor Davidp.altopp during the Fall '10 term at Ventura College.

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