The Bishop's Letters
Articles from March 2013
With a series of rhetorical questions, Paul draws us to see the urgency in the evangelistic task: in order for people to come to believe in Christ, a preacher must preach. Romans 1:20 says that anyone can discern two things from the natural world around us: that God exists and that God is powerful. But to know the truth of salvation through the Cross, one must hear (or read) the message of Christ, that God has come in the flesh to take upon Himself our sin, dying in our place.
This week, Meg and I have been at the Anglican1000 Church Planting Summit, held at Church of the Resurrection in Wheaton, IL. We joined with several hundred clergy and laity, young and not-so-young, all of whom are passionate about proclaiming the Gospel and extending the Kingdom of God through new churches.