In The Seven Faith Tribes, George Barna lists twenty shared values from across seven faith tribes that exist in the United States. A few of these are:
- Represent the truth well
- Develop inner peace and purity
- Seek peace with others
- Demonstrate wisdom
- Be forgiving
This list helped me clarify the importance of proclaiming a Christian gospel. There are many values that are good and a part of the Christian life, but that are shared among many faith traditions.
What makes the United Methodist Church distinct?