Why would some people be saying that Christianity is dying?

Is it the lack of life transforming power among churches?

Is it the decline in attendance and support by the members?

I would say that if there is a decline in lives being transformed, attendance, and support for the work of the church, it is because there has been a shift away from the death, burial, and resurrection of Jesus Christ in the life of the church and its members.

Christianity is not about great facilities, great ministries, or great congregations.  It is about the gospel of Jesus Christ and one’s relationship to that gospel.  I would say Jesus Christ is the gospel.

A Christian is much more than a person who participates in Christianity.  A Christian is a follower of Jesus Christ who daily depends on God’s grace in Christ to guide him into being the person God says he/she should be.

Some forms of Christianity may indeed be dying.  But Jesus Christ is very much alive, and He gives to His true followers eternal life, and they shall never perish.

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