Proclaiming the Gospel

All Christians, particularly those who identify themselves as Evangelicals, know that we are called to declare the Gospel to others. Apostle Paul gave a powerful example in Romans 1:15-16

So I am eager to preach the gospel to you also who are in Rome. For I am not ashamed of the gospel, for it is the power of God for salvation to everyone who believes, to the Jew first and also to the Greek.

Paul was not ashamed of the Gospel for it was the power of God for salvation to all who believe.Unfortunately, our complicity with Post-Enlightenment thinking has radically undermined the meaning of this passage. We have depoliticized this and reduced it to a private religious statement. We read the words preach, gospel, salvation and believes and we automatically assume that this passage is obviously religious with nothing to do with politics. Thankfully many theologians today, most notably N.T. Wright, are correcting this error and pointing out the political dimension of this statement.

The central and overriding goal of Christians United! is to be faithful to Jesus Christ in politics. As Christians we desire to serve our Christ in every area of our life: in our religious life, economic life, political life as well as our private life.

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