So many Christians believe if they were given the choice to renounce Jesus or die, that they would choose torture and death, but would they really? If we cannot make small sacrifices now, we cannot hope to make bigger ones later.
1 John 2:6
Martyrdom, Living Sacrifice, Superficiality
The pope encourages us to understand that non-Western cultures are suspicious of Christian evangelization because they confuse it with the spread of secularism and the culture of death.
Evangelization, Secularism, Superficiality