Here is one of the clearest and most inspiring articulations of the gospel. It comes from Eric Ludy and the Ellerslie Training ministry. The gospel words presented in this video are: penalty, problem, invitation, adoption, commission, indwelling. The gospel message, from a legal standpoint, is summed up in these words.
Over the past few years, one thought keeps rising to the forefront of my mind. What can I contribute to promote the unity Jesus prayed for and Paul urged? By nature, I am a “phlegmatic”… with nearly zero communication skills… growing up shy, timid and fearful. What could I possibly do to help unite millions of people divided in a million ways?
The landscape of Christianity is currently fragmented into thousands of factions. Some estimate there are more than 30,000 denominations around the world in our generation. Division, confusion, arguments and abuse mark Christianity today. Nearly all Christians recognize these facts, yet too often the solutions attempted only amount to more division or strife.