The Gospel – The Cutting Edge

As Christian ministers, we intuitively know that the Good News of the Kingdom of God is the cutting edge of church planting and renewal.  We believe the words of Paul in Rom. 1:16:

“I am not ashamed of the gospel, because it is the power of God that brings salvation to everyone who believes” (NIV).

“It’s news I’m most proud to proclaim, this extraordinary Message of God’s powerful plan to rescue everyone who trusts him” (The Message).

The reality, however, is that most of us are hesitant to speak this message to those in Western culture who think religion is a matter of personal conviction and private interpretation.   Our culture has a tendency to render us to silence!

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