Gospel Check Rebecca Cowen-Rikhi
Our great calling as believers in Yeshua is to preach the Gospel and make disciples of all nations. Sadly, in our current day we are seeing a mass exodus from congregations and from the faith. Many times, we’d like to place the responsibility upon those that are leaving, but I’d rather suggest that we look inward. If we are seeing people leave the faith like never before, we must take a critical look at our faith structures, belief systems, and cultural norms. This is not a moment for defensiveness; this is a moment for Godly introspection and self-reflection.It is a time to ask the Lord to search our hearts and to illuminate our thinking. Are we truly leading people to Yeshua or are we seeking followers for ourselves? Are we seeking for people to adopt our ideology, opinions, and political leanings, or are we seeking for others to be adopted as sons and daughters of the Most High God? Are we truly preaching and living out the Gospel?
The primary question to ask ourselves is: Are we in need of a Gospel Check? The Gospel (Besorah) is Good News, but it is not a political party, it is not culture wars and it is not shunning, judging, or condemning others. It is God’s kindness that leads us to repentance (Rom. 2:4).
Read the full article here: October ’22 Issue 14