The mission comes first. Always.
Because of that, whenever an extra-biblical idea or turn of phrase is anything but clear in the way it advances the message, we need to find and use a better manner of communication.
In the church, we’ve been using some terms in ways that not only aren’t helpful to newcomers and nonbelievers, they are actually causing confusion among long-time Christians.
Here are 5 terms with common usages that we need to reconsider. Now.