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…]

John Piper + N. T. Wright = A Chinese Theology of Salvation

What do John Piper and N. T. Wright have in common? China. Together, they give us a better understand of a Chinese theology of salvation. “Picking Truth” or “Picking Teams”? Piper and Wright’s influence on me is quite evident in the last major chapter of Saving God’s Face. I can’t tell you how many times [Read More…]