What Is the Gospel?

Ministering to the poor and homeless is not the gospel. Speaking in tongues, prophesying, and moving in other gifts is not the gospel. Pro-Christian political activism is not the gospel. Intercessory prayer is not the gospel. Healings and miracles are not the gospel. Tradition is not the gospel. Creation care is not the gospel. Evangelizing…

The Only Truth I Know

Simon & Garfunkel “I stand alone without beliefs.  The only truth I know is you.” —Paul Simon, “Kathy’s Song” Paul Simon wrote the above lyric for a woman.  “Kathy’s Song” is a love song par excellance.  Yet every time I hear this line from the song, I cannot help but think of the Lord.  Over…

And I Quote!

“The crucified and yet living Christ is the concrete summing up of the Christian message and the Christian faith.  He is Himself the wholly concrete truth of Christianity.”—Hans Kung, On Being a Christian, chapter VI. “The scriptures declare Christ.  And anything else you find in there is a product of your religious imaginations.”—JW Luman, Covenant Ministries Int’l. “Go to…