We Are For…because…God Is For
Years ago, a journalist was given permission to accompany the diminutive Catholic nun called “Mother Tereasa” for a few days as she ministered to the sick and the poor in Calcutta, India. At the end of the allotted time, the writer remarked to her, “You couldn’t pay me enough money to do what you do,” to which she replied, “You couldn’t pay me enough money, either. That’s not why I do it.” In our service to others, we always need to check our motivation. If we forget the “Why
What is the Gospel?
Caesar Kalinoski asked a group of pastors this question: “What is the gospel?” Their answer... Well, they had many different answers such as “creation, sin, Jesus, the cross, or the kingdom.” How confusing! While each of these answers may be a part of the gospel, it is a sad day when the leadership of God’s people is not able to clearly articulate the gospel. My hunch is that if we were to take a poll of people in the seats with the question, “How would you define the gospel