How communities of performance impede mission

How do communities of performance impede mission?

Communities of Performance Communities of Grace
talk about grace, but communicate legalism people can see grace in action
unbelievers can’t imagine themselves as Christians unbelievers feel like they can belong
don’t attract broken people attract broken people
the world is seen as threatening and ‘other’ people are loved as fellow-sinners in need of grace
conversion is superficial (people are called to respectable behaviour) conversion is radical (people are called to transformed affections)
people are secretly hurting people are open about their problems
people see faith and repentance as actions that took place at conversion people see faith and repentance as daily activities
the gospel is for unbelievers the gospel is for both unbelievers and believers

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