Church + Holistic Gospel = Hope

When I look at the church, what gives me hope?Vincent

by Vincent Bacote

I am most hopeful in those circumstances that continue to reveal that there is the potential for the church to be a powerful witness to a holistic gospel, even though there are many who have become disillusioned with political forms of engagement in the last decade.  A hunger remains for a holistic expression of the gospel, and that tells me that there are Christians across the generations who are willing to grow in the way that they understand and practice a living faith that can impact the culture.

Vincent Bacote is an associate professor of theology and the director of the Center for Applied Christian Ethics at Wheaton College in Wheaton, Ill. He is the author of The Spirit in Public Theology: Appropriating the Legacy of Abraham Kuyper.

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