What is the biggest problem facing Evangelicalism? Comfort

Posted on April 23, 2018 
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“The biggest problem facing the British Evangelical church today is, without doubt, our own personal comfort.…

Far too many of us are happy in our middle-class Christian enclaves, in comfortable areas of the country, going to churches full of people exactly like them. …

… there is no soft and dressed-up way to say this, a generation of middle-class believers will have to give up their idolatrous worship at the altar of comfort and commit to taking the gospel to the urban poor and deprived communities.”

Here’s a hard-hitting article by Stephen Kneale, minister at an evangelical church in Oldham, near Manchester.