The magisterial Reformers linked the christological foundations of the church with its gospel message, since it was the preaching of the gospel that mediated the saving presence of Jesus Christ.

Michael Bird, Evangelical Theology, 2013

This is why preaching is at the center of the protestant worship service. But I never hear the gospel in the sermon; I hear advice about marriage, or managing stress, or being a better leader. Purely a therapeutic experience. Where is the gospel?

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