Gospel Presentation

Janet Aucoin December 11, 2018

I.          Define “gospel”

          1 Cor 15

II.         Context/Culture

Center Church

Chapter 7 Intentional Contextualization

Page 89

“Contextualization is not – as is often argued – “giving people what they want to hear.” Rather, it is giving people the Bible’s answers, which they may not at all want to hear, to questions about life that people in their particular time and place are asking, in language and forms they can comprehend, and through appeals and arguments with force they can feel, even if they reject them.”

Acts 17

III.       The Big Picture

              A.          Bridge to life/Genesis tool

              B.           Gospel Primer Section 2, A Gospel Narrative

              C.           Becoming a Contagious Christian

God

Us

Christ

You

IV.       Know Your Audience

              A.          Focus on understanding and listening

                     1.       Requires a thorough understanding of the gospel

                     2.       Requires a heart that truly loves them

              B.           Ask lots of questions

V.        Pray

VI.       Adorn the gospel

              A.          Everyday implications

                     1.       Complaining

                     2.       Problem solving/conflict

                     3.       Laziness/perfectionism

                     4.       Unfair treatment/unjust suffering

                     5.       Responding to the sin of others

              B.           Meditate on the love expressed at the cross

                     1.       The Love of the Father

                     2.       The Love of the Son

                     3.       Impact on us

 

Resources:

Becoming a Contagious Christian, Bill Hybels

Center Church, Tim Keller

Gospel Primer, Section 2 A Gospel Narrative

Ultimate Questions booklet in MRC

Janet Aucoin

Janet is the Director of Women's Ministries at Faith Church (Lafayette, IN); ACBC certified; teacher in Faith Community Institute; Coordinator of FBS seminary wives fellowship, retreat and conference speaker; B.S. Human Resources, University of South Florida.