Heaven vs. Hell: The Wrong Approach To Evangelism

Many of us are familiar with the Christians whose evangelism technique centers on asking one of two variations of the same question. That question usually is phrased as such: “Do you want to go to heaven?” Or, “Don’t you want to keep from going to hell?” This question, and possibly the misunderstanding that fuels it, has placed me in conversations with non-believers that revolve around them grilling me about why Jesus is the only way to “win.” They view the position of Christianity as this idea that if you’re really good and pray to Jesus you’ll get to go to heaven, but if you’re bad you go to hell.

Written by Victor Stanley Jr.

Many of us are familiar with the Christians whose evangelism technique centers on asking one of two variations of the same question. That question usually is phrased as such: “Do you want to go to heaven?” Or, “Don’t you want to keep from going to hell?”

This question, and possibly the misunderstanding that fuels it, has placed me in conversations with non-believers that revolve around them grilling me about why Jesus is the only way to “win.” They view the position of Christianity as this idea that if you’re really good and pray to Jesus you’ll get to go to heaven, but if you’re bad you go to hell. Continue reading “Heaven vs. Hell: The Wrong Approach To Evangelism”