Church Planting in Context – Incarnating the Gospel

Incarnating the Gospel

What does it mean to incarnate the Gospel? Observing God’s love toward humanity best captures the idea of incarnation. It is actualized by God taking on human flesh and lovingly drawing near to His creation. As a matter of fact, in John 1 it is articulated by verse 14, which says, “The Word became flesh and
made his dwelling among us. We have seen his glory, the glory of the one and
only Son, who came from the Father, full of grace and truth.” Literally, it means God came near, even moving into the neighborhood. read more

The Power of the Incarnation

“Whoever claims to live in him must walk as Jesus did.”  I John 2:6 

Merry Christmas everyone!  This is such a great time of year.  I love the music (judge me if you must), I love the food, and I even love the gift giving and receiving (again, judge me if you want).  Some of my favorite memories in life have occurred during the Christmas season, including my discovery of the real Jesus.  Probably the most important part of this season that has emerged for me however is on how the concept of the incarnation has contoured my idea of how mission works best. read more