“Ultimately, the difference between Christians and non-Christians is not a question of salvation for the former and damnation for the latter. The fundamental difference is that Christians know that they are loved by God and the others do not. Hence, when we speak to non-Christians regarding the Word, it must not be for the purpose of converting them and bringing them to our church.
It is simply to pass on the joy of being loved by God, being accompanied by Him in our lives, and knowing that our lives are not moving towards death but Resurrection, that is the good news and none other.”
Jacques Ellul, ‘On Being Rich and Poor’