When we play Simon says we do what Simon says, but in the church we have a tendency to not do what Jesus says.
Of course we do what Simon says because we are self motivated to do so. We want to win. Church is different.
In the church you see, we are called to turn from that way of life. Paul tells us in Romans that man has a tendency to suppress God’s truth (Romans 1:18) that’s our problem. It’s why most our churches are filled with lukewarm Christians.
There is no greater threat in the church today, than that. It’s so damaging because it prevents the church from advancing, from fulfilling her mission.
“Go therefore and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the holy Spirit.” Matthew 28:20
Today, many Pastors approach this trying to fix the problem in Evangelization. But even that creates other problems., if not done properly. Many churches, instead of focusing on the one constant: Jesus Christ are lured into Satan’s trap to stop the advancement of the church.
We can study all the methods in the church culture today we want, but at the end of the day the one method that still works to this day is a much simple thing: Investing in someone’s life