Evangelism: Meeting the Community

To many theologians, Christianity's biggest problems are: first, to get the church out of the cathedrals and into the marketplace; and, second, to make the Gospel message a life-changing reality in men's hearts. The American Lutheran Church thinks it may have found one solution in its "Faith in Life Dialogue," a week-long experiment that concluded last week in the neighboring towns of Fargo (pop. 50,500), N. Dak., and Moorhead (23,000), Minn. The venture, says Methodist Church Historian Franklin Littell of Chicago Theological Seminary, is "the most important thing of its kind to...

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