We are going to have to do a better job in helping the young to see that there is a connection between the Gospel and the problems of the real world, and that the Gospel does contain the solutions to human problems. The over-used word relevance is still at issue since young people must come to see that the Gospel is something we do, not simply something we talk about. The relevance of the Gospel, in terms of how it can solve the real human problems, needs to be borne home more consistently, more artfully, and more spiritually than has been done in the past.
Friday, December 13, 2013
Today's Maxwell Quote
From A Time to Choose (1975), 8: