For the message about the cross is foolishness to those who are perishing, but to us who are being saved it is the power of God. 1 Corinthians 1:18
What is it about the cross that sounds like foolishness to people who do not know Christ?
What do you say to someone who says that Christ is a myth, just like the pagan gods?
The Jews who saw Jesus crucified scornfully demanded that he perform a miracle and climb down off the cross. Why did Christ go ahead and die when he knew they would think he had been defeated?
The most popular business you could start today would be one that promoted self-actualization: if you can dream it, then you can do it. How does the death and resurrection of Christ answer that allegation about human fulfillment?