Recently, I heard of a pastor saying, “Trying to make the Gospel relevant is like trying to make water wet.”
I agree with that statement and I know where he’s coming from, but I would add something to it. I would say that the Gospel is always relevant, but our communication of it is not always relevant.
You can communicate something that is relevant in an irrelevant way.
Drinking water is relevant. Lame, rambling directions to the fountain or long scientific explanations of H20 are not necessarily so…