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Evangelistic work places the Church in a situation in which the stark contrast between Christ and no-Christ is constantly being faced. In such a situation other matters necessarily fall into second place. The reality of what Christians have in common is seen to be of an importance far outweighing everything that divides Christians, one from another. That profoundly important fact, which most Christians accept in theory, in practice drops out of sight when the missionary task drops out of sight.” Lesslie Newbigin, The Household of God: Lectures on the nature of the Church

(Photographic art by Limonada, piece entitled, “Shoes on a line“)