So all evangelistic work depends on the ministry of people who themselves have a strong faith. But can we always count on that in the church?
It’s not always clear that those in the church have a strong faith. That’s true even for some people who did have a strong faith in the beginning.
A big part of John Wesley’s own concern was around the danger of “dissipation.” He used that word to describe what can happen to faith when it is not continually nurtured over time. Neglected faith can dissipate like a pool of water under a glaring sun.
Friend and colleague, Andrew Thompson, writes a thought-provoking post about cultivating a vibrant faith