When Paul was walking thru the city of Athens, he noticed extreme evidence of false religions and empty spirituality. But rather than being angry with them and judging, Paul builds a bridge to connect. He shows he is informed and engaged in the culture. Then Paul delivers the gospel in a way that his audience understands. This is an effective approach we should use still today.
Questions for further thought:
1. Have you ever been in a place where someone reached you with the gospel by getting to know you and worked to understand you better?
2. Have you ever tried to learn about another’s culture so you can witness to them?
Challenge: Be in prayer that God will show you how you can reach others from all different cultures and walks of life.
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