Is the evangelical church really glorifying God? [Conrad Mbewe]

Conrad Mbewe
Conrad Mbewe

Conrad Mbewe asks 10 questions towards “evangelical Christianity in Africa”, but these same questions could/should be asked worldwide:

As 2014 draws to an end, my heart aches. I am deeply burdened about what has become the dominant characteristic of evangelical Christianity in Africa. I have tried to wrap my mind around this by simply asking an honest question “Is this Christianity that has become pervasive across the African continent really glorifying God?”

 

1. Are we glorifying God when we claim that we are experiencing miracles that are actually not happening? […]

 

2. Are we glorifying God when we speak in “tongues” that cannot be interpreted? […]

 

3. Are we glorifying God when we reduce the benefits of salvation to more wealth and better health? […]

 

4. Are we glorifying God when we abandon the preaching of repentance for motivational speaking? […]

 

5. Are we glorifying God when we hide the rot of spiritual wolves preying on vulnerable souls? […]

 

6. Are we glorifying God when we reduce truth to a minimum for the sake of Christian unity? […]

 

7. Are we glorifying God when we reduce worship to senseless dancing to sensual music? […]

 

8. Are we glorifying God when commanding, declaring and decreeing replace humble petitions in prayer? […]

 

9. Are we glorifying God when we fill our church membership rolls with goats and kick out church discipline? […]

 

10. Are we glorifying God when we have women preachers while men sit in pews and listen to them? […]

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