Interview with a Wiccan « Purging my soul…one blog at a time ends with (worth reading it all though):
I’ve said this before: people don’t care about your correct doctrine until they know for certain that you care about them as people. Only when that trust has been established are they willing to entertain the possiblity of your beliefs. People who evangelize others like they are a point on a scorecard or a notch on a belt really misrepresent the heart of the Father. People don’t care what you know until they know that you care.
This neatly puts part of what I was trying to express in 42: 5 things I, me, myself,, love about Methodism – part 2.