What is the Gospel?

Today in the “No More Spectators” class at First Alliance Church, we had a great discussion around the question, “What is the Gospel?”  While open to everyone, this class has been of special importance to those of us going on this “simple church” journey together.  The thing I love most about “simple church” is that the emphasis ends up not being on “church” at all–but on all believers becoming active participants in the Great Commission (as apposed to “spectators”). In our journey from spectator to disciplemaker, perhaps no issue is more crucial than understanding the Gospel. So what is the Good News anyway? How would you explain it? We concluded with this video. Enjoy…

[vimeo http://vimeo.com/12425590]

For more great discussion about “The Gospel” and it’s centrality to christian faith, check out The Gospel Coalition.

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