DIFFERENCE BETWEEN THE METHODS OF TRANSMISSION OF THE GOSPEL IN THE EARLY CHURCH AND THOSE OF THE PRESENT CHURCH IN UGANDADIFFERENCE

10 DIFFERENCES BETWEEN THE METHODS OF TRANSMISSION OF THE GOSPEL IN THE EARLY CHURCH AND THOSE OF THE PRESENT CHURCH IN UGANDADIFFERENCE

1.  Today reading scriptures is more determinant when spreading the Christian faith where as in the early church the gospel was mostly spread by word of mouth.




2.  Today the gospel is spread formally in schools through teaching CRE while in the early church it was spread informally.

10 DIFFERENCES BETWEEN THE METHODS OF TRANSMISSION OF THE GOSPEL IN THE EARLY CHURCH AND THOSE OF THE PRESENT CHURCH IN UGANDADIFFERENCE
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3.  Today the gospel is spread through drama and plays while in the early church it was largely spread through narration.

4.  Today new religious organizations e.g. YMCA, TWCA and scripture union help to spread the gospel while in the early church they mainly had catechism.

5.  Today electronic media e.g. radios and televisions are used to spread the gospel while in the early church it was largely by word of mouth.

6.  Today print media e.g. newspapers and magazines are used to spread the gospel while in the early church they used scrolls.




7.  In the early church miracles were commonly used to spread the gospel while today miracles are rare and sometimes faked.

8.  Today religious leaders are trained to spread the gospel while in the early church religious leaders were just appointed without formal training.

9.  Today churches have been constructed through which the gospel is spread while in the early church it was either in people‚Äôs homes, synagogues or under trees.

10.  Today the gospel is spread through Sunday schools where they teach young Christians important Christian principals while in the early church they carried out catechism.

11.  In the early church the gospel was transmitted through spiritual gifts while today spiritual gifts are rare and sometimes forged.




12.  Today people use public address systems and musical instruments to spread the gospel while in the early church it was by word of mouth.

13.  In the early church it was more of person to person contact while today it is one preacher to many listeners.

14.  In the early church there was adult baptism by immersion while today it is more of infant baptism through sprinkling water on the forehead.15.  In the early church basically Hebrew, Aramaic and Greek languages were used to spread the gospel while today many international and local languages are used e.g. English and Luganda.

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