When people are seeking funding for a new idea from venture capitalists, they’re told that if they can’t put their message into a short version suitable for an elevator interaction with another person, they won’t find funding.
Seems to me that we Christians ought to be thinking along the same sorts of lines. If someone came up to you today and asked you to tell you the Gospel in a short statement, what would you respond? Would you need to add so much jargon that while what you said is correct, it’s going to take a year to unpack?
Here’s what I’m thinking mine might be:
“God definitively entered the world in the person of Jesus, was murdered with our complicity by the religious and secular authorities and died. God burst forth from death and is now radically transforming us and the whole world into something brand new, just and loving.”
It comes from a discussion on the previous post.
What’s yours? Care to share?