The Gospel

At Green Lake The Gospel Is Everything.

We believe there is not an area of life—whether our thinking, feeling, relating, working, and behaving—that isn’t impacted or influenced by the story of the gospel.

But, what exactly is the gospel?

The gospel isn’t merely a philosophy or even a good piece of wisdom to live by; it’s an announcement, God’s good news for all of creation.

In the Scriptures we find that God has not left the world to itself, but has radically entered into time and space to redeem it from sin and despair through the person and work of Jesus. This is the central truth of Christianity. It forms the core conviction for all that we do. Knowing we are terribly broken yet deeply loved both deeply humbles us, yet at the same time supply us with the confidence of our acceptance before God. The gospel rests not anything we’ve done, whether our successes or failures, but upon God’s grace and mercy.

As Tim Keller, pastor of Redeemer Presbyterian Church in New York, writes, “We never “get beyond the gospel” in our Christian life to something more advanced. The gospel is not just the A-B-C’s but the A-Z of Christianity.”

Consequently, the key to our life together is the continued re-discovery and application of the gospel. We invite you to join us in this process of discovery, to realize the joy and hope of Jesus in your life, perhaps for the very first time.