Eugene Cho

“win over” or “love on” for jesus?

I’m currently rockin’ in Knoxville, Tennessee. I have the privilege of being one of the morning teachers of an event called CHIC2009 – a gathering of 5200+ high schoolers from all around the country. I’m simply teaching one message but 8x to 600+ students at a time (twice/day).  I’d really appreciate your prayers.

I was asked to speak on the topic of  ‘my relationship with others.’

Simple enough but it’s clearly one of those things that seem much easier said than done.  My sermon – through various points – seeks to explain this:

…more and more Christians are falling in love with the idea of loving and serving our neighbors…than actually loving and serving our neighbors.

And one of the most important ways we love and serve our neighbors is if we build relationships with people.

And this is where I get a lot of push back from people. By building relationships with people, we need to let go of the agenda of “evangelism” and “let’s convert this person to Jesus Christ.”   Read the rest of this entry »

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This is why I always take the window seat. We are called to be light to the world...and not just merely light to the light. #BigRed Shabbat shalom. #soultalk Investing in your soul will never go to waste. #hiking #gardenofgods This woman. Minhee. My wife. It's her birthday. She is one of my heroes ... a constant reminder of God's grace. Getting her ready for high school ball Rain or shine. I'm not even ashamed to admit it. #TigerSportsDad

my tweets

  • Grateful for the weekend with @EcclesiaHouston. Inspired by this church. Faith is a good thing. Faith in action is powerful & transforming. || 30 minutes ago
  • How do we wrap our minds around so much pain in the world? Begin with our hearts. May the things that break God's heart...break our hearts. || 9 hours ago
  • Grieving & praying for the family of DavidHaines - the latest victim of ISIS' wickedness. Especially lifting up his wife & 2 kids in prayer. || 20 hours ago
  • Another ISIS beheading and the world keeps moving on. I pray we don't ever get desensitized to these wicked & barbaric acts. || 20 hours ago
  • We need to stop selling a convenient and palatable version of Christianity. To invite people to Christ without discipleship is an oxymoron. || 1 day ago
  • RT @EcclesiaHouston: Very excited to welcome our friend @EugeneCho to teach this weekend. Join us! Sat 5p, Sun 9a11a5p. @OneDaysWages @seat… || 1 day ago
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