Is the Gospel Offensive?

Yes…yes it is.

In a few days I will be writing a review of Andy Stanley’s Deep and Wide, until then check out this quote from the book. It illustrates the tension between “going deep” and “going wide,” and it shows that you don’t have to sacrifice one for the other. You can go Deep and Wide.

We don’t mind offending people with the gospel. We assume we will offend people with the gospel. As a preacher, it’s my responsibility to offend people with the gospel. That’s one reason we work so hard not to offend them in the parking lot, the hallway, at the check-in, or in the early portions of our service.

Deep and Wide

Published by cwoznicki

Christ Follower. PhD Student in Systematic Theology at Fuller Seminary. UCLA Philosophy Grad. Former college minister at The Church at Rocky Peak. I'm into theology, philosophy, the Gospels, culture, and mission.

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