“__________ is the greatest threat to the Gospel!”

No it isn’t.

Note how we do this in evangelical circles.
“Wokeness is the greatest threat to the Gospel!” - 2020s
“Postmodernism is the greatest threat to the Gospel” - 1990s and 2ks
“Breakdown of the family is the greatest threat to the Gospel!” - 80s
“The Sexual Revolution is the greatest threat to the Gospel” - 70s

This trope ignores the clear teaching of Jesus that He will build his church and not even the gates of hell will prevail against it. (Matt 16)
While we should pay attention to and address issues in public discourse, they do not and cannot impinge the power of the Gospel. We do not fret. We do not fear.

Our Gospel proclaims Jesus is Lord.

This is our banner.

When standing in the arena facing death, Christians cried out, “JESUS IS LORD.”

When Rome fell, “Jesus is Lord.”

When the Black Plague ravaged Europe, “Jesus is Lord.”

When persecuted, our brothers and sisters in the Far East and in the Middle East cry, “Jesus is Lord.”
Whatever comes our way, “Jesus is Lord.”

Action plan (if wanted):
Read church and missions history - The Gospel has advanced in unbelievably hostile environments.
Read the church Fathers – Apologetics were missions-driven showing Jesus is better.
Take confidence – Jesus is Lord.

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