Greg Stier was asked by someone not too long ago why Christians were so obsessed with proseltyizing others.

He writes in the Christian Post:

I paused and thought about his excellent question.

According to the dictionary, the word proselytize means, “Convert or attempt to convert (someone) from one religion, belief, or opinion to another.” And this is exactly what Christians are called to do.

Although we may prefer to use less inflammatory terms to describe this process like “sharing your faith”, “making disciples” or even “evangelism” the concept is still the same. Bible believers are obsessed with converting people from their belief systems to Christianity. If they’re not they should be. Here are 3 reasons why:

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