Caught in the Middle has a good post on telling people to have a “personal relationship with Jesus.” He examines this idea through looking at people who actually did have a personal relationship with Him–the disciples.
They didn’t drop their nets and close their shops because they needed a new friend. They left everything behind to join a movement of God that was finding fulfillment in Jesus.
Thought provoking post. Thanks to Milton Stanley at Transforming Sermons for the link.