Principles for Distancing: Or, When do I Stop Ministering to that Person?

ThirdMill’s Biblical Perspective Magazine featured an article from our own Jason Cherry – check it out at the link below!

Readers of John Bunyan’s The Pilgrim’s Progress will remember when Christian and Hopeful encounter Atheist. Mockingly, Atheist says, “I laugh to see what ignorant persons you are, to take upon you so tedious a journey, and yet are like to have nothing but your Travel for your pains.” After trying to convince Atheist of the error of his ways, Christian and Hopeful make the excruciating decision to leave Atheist behind, reasoning, “As for this man, I know that he is blinded by the God of this world. Let thee and I go on, knowing that we have belief of the Truth, and no Lie is of the truth.” Bunyan then writes, “So they turned away from the man; and he laughing at them, went his way.”

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Published by Jason Cherry

Jason Cherry is an elder at Trinity Reformed Church in Huntsville, Alabama, as well as a teacher and lecturer of literature, history, and economics at Providence Classical School in Huntsville. He graduated from Reformed Theological Seminary with an MA in Religion and is the author of the book The Culture of Conversionism and the History of the Altar Call and The Making of Evangelical Spirituality (Wipf and Stock).