Teaching the Trinity

Part One


The doctrine of the Trinity is difficult to communicate. Just how do you teach that the One God involves the Father, Son and Spirit? I have thought about this a lot because I lived in the Middle East. There, the Orthodox Churches have defended their belief in the Holy Trinity in the face of hostile criticism. I have used some of their thinking, and added some of my own, to offer the following ways to teach the Trinity today. Some of the following material pertains only to teaching the Trinity to Muslims, but all of it is applicable to anyone seeking to teach the Trinity today.

Approach One: The Holy Dance

“God is Love,