Markedly Different

Christ, in our opinion and conviction, is the answer to the brokenness in our communities and nations.  Christ embodied in the ordinary follower changes the world. I set out to find some of the statements from historical records referring to the counter-cultural movement of Christ followers and I ran across Rodney Stark’s summary above. There was a marked contrast of the belief and behavior of Christ followers.  And there was a cost. Recognized as “atheists” because they rejected the pantheon of the Greco-Roman gods, many Christ followers lost their lives, but not before making an impact on their community…

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