First love What does Jesus make of us evangelicals today? Reading the letter to the church in Ephesus in Revelation 2 might perhaps strike some people as an apt description of parts of our movement. On the plus side, the Christians there are praised for their ‘deeds … hard work and … perseverance’. They also do not tolerate wickedness and are shrewd in testing out false teaching. They demonstrate perseverance and endurance in the face of hardship, and have not grown weary: they keep on keeping on. So there are lots of positives. subscribe now Join today to gain access to the rest of this article and many others. more info login If you are already a subscriber, log in to continue. log in access code If you have an access code, enter it here: Go free trial Get free access for 14 days: Sign up Click here to find out how we take care of your personal data.