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Nurturing a Christian way of life

David Odom explains how adventurers, investors and catalysts can be encouraged to be in ministry today.

“How do Christians learn how to live a God-inspired life? Sixty years ago, the answer was clear: Actively participate in the worship, study and missions life of a local congregation led by a seminary-trained pastor using literature developed by the denomination. This system for nurturing faith worked pretty well as recently as 30 years ago. Some of the remnants still work today.”

Those observations were made by Duke University’s Dave Odom in a blog entitled, “How to nurture a Christian way of life.”

He continues describing three mindsets present in congregations today: adventurers, investors and catalysts.

READ MORE about how to nurture the faith of the persons.

The Michigan Conference