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“Christ died and rose again for this very purpose—to be Lord both of the living and of the dead.”
—Romans 14:9 NLT (cf. Rom 1:4, Matt 28:18, Acts 17:31, Rev 1:18)
Tags » Lesslie Newbigin
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“I think we have used the word “gospel” without giving as much attention as we need to the question of what exactly we mean by that word.
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“What we have now to seek are forms of Church and ministry which neither draw men and women out of the world into private society, nor seem to dominate the world through controlling centres of power, but enable men and women to function within the secular life of the world in ways which reflect the reality of Christ’s passion and thereby make the reality of Christ’s resurrection credible to the victims of the world’s wrong.” (58)