Faith Meets Reality

Faith Meets Reality

How can Christians allow their faith to permeate the whole world?


Christianity is abounding in America. But so are divorce, abortion, homosexuality, and crime. Why are Christians not having more of an effect on secular society? Charles Colson believes Christians have separated the "Christian" part of their lives from the everyday, secular part. How can Christians allow their faith to permeate the whole world? How can we develop Christian minds?

Table of Contents

SCRIPTURE: Genesis 1:26–27; Mark 12:28–30; Luke 2:40–52; Acts 17:24–28; Romans 5:12; 1 Corinthians 2:12–16; 2 Corinthians 4:18; 10:4–5


• The Issue

Sample questions:

What is the difference between Christianity as a religion and Christianity as a religious view of life?

How have Christians typically viewed life on earth?

• The Scriptures

Sample Scriptures:

1 Corinthians 2:12–16: What is the mind of Christ?

Genesis 1:26–27: How does the secular mind differ from the Christian mind?

• The Application

Sample application questions:

Think about how you typically spend your day. Would you consider your activities secular or sacred?

What is the secular view of suffering? The Christian view?


Playing It Safe Is Just Playing, by Charles Colson (October 1986, 3 printed pages)

Total number of pages

  • Word Document
  • SMG-CLBS58-D