What Is the Gospel?

The 2007 Gospel Coalition Inaugural National Conference


In this 60-minute session, Don Carson, world-renowned New Testament scholar and author, and Research Professor at Trinity Evangelical Divinity School, presents a thorough dissection of the gospel, analyzing both it’s nature and effect, and then offers us a challenge to put the gospel to work in our lives and ministries. 


Which of Don’s points did you find most impactful? Why?
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What did the Lord reveal to you through this message? (Did you gain a specific insight into your life or ministry? What challenged you? Were you convicted of sin?)
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How were you encouraged through this message? How can you use what you’ve learned to encourage someone else—in your personal life, at work, or at church—and equip them as a disciple of Christ?
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How, practically, can you implement what you heard from this message in your life and/or ministry today? What will you do differently this week because of what you’ve just heard?
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The gospel is the central truth of our faith. If we don’t have a clear understanding of what the gospel is and how it transforms our human experience, we will never be able to engage in ministry well. Embrace the truth of the gospel, and teach it well.



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