Is the gospel a "how to" message?

The gospel is not so much the message how one gets saved; rather, it is the message one must believe in order to be saved. If you understand the contrast I make in that last sentence, then you understand one way that we should differentiate the “plan of salvation” from the gospel itself. Most people [Read More…]

Contextualizing the One Gospel in Any Culture––A Model from the Biblical Text for a Global Context

Trying to figure out how to contextualize the gospel? Practically speaking, how do we assess whether a contextualization is faithful to Scripture and meaningful for a local culture? Check out my article called “Contextualizing the One Gospel in Any Culture––A Model from the Biblical Text for a Global Context.” In a single article, I jump [Read More…]