This is an important question, because it directly affects how you present the Gospel to an unbeliever.
Minimalist & Heavy-Handed Examples
For instance, if you take a minimalist approach then you’ll probably share the “Gospel” like this:
God loves you and wants more for you than you’re experiencing. You need to receive his love and choose to love him back!
But where’s the actual Gospel in there? There’s no Jesus, no cross, no resurrection, and no confession of sin or repentance. There’s very little “knowledge” in there, and I’m afraid that many Christians today share the Gospel far more like the above example than they realize. Continue reading