To the Church of God in America
In the hours before His crucifixion, Jesus prayed for His disciples, saying, "I do not ask that you take them out of the world, but that you keep them from the evil one." It would appear that Christ intended for His disciples to engage the world without being overcome by the world. Yet, statistics not only indicate that church membership and attendance is on the decline rapidly, but that, even among those who remain committed to a local church, very few actually hold to a biblical worldview. How can a letter like 1 Corinthians help us with this crisis? Ryan explains in a message from 1 Corinthians 1:1-3 entitled, "To the Church of God in America.