“S.A.F.E vs D.E.A.T.H Theology”

May 27, 2011 in Movement Catalysts by CPM UK

Neil Cole recently shared His thoughts about how we have settled for safety rather than risk…

Many Churches have adopted a “S.A.F.E” Theology:

S = Self Preservation

A = Avoidance of Risk and interaction with the world

F = Financial security is generally accepted as a sign of responsible faith

E = Education and the accumulation of knowledge is the measure of maturity

It’s time for the Church of Jesus Christ to adopt a “D.E.A.T.H” Theology:

D = Die daily to ourselves and ambitions

E = Empowerment of others rather than looking to our own needs

A = Acceptance of risk

T = Theology is not just knowledge but obedient practice

H = Holding tightly to Jesus and open handed to others

The Church that seeks to die finds life…

 

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