Spencer Burke takes on warrior imagery in SWORDS INTO PLOWSHARES: A Former Soldier of Christ Offers the Church a New Metaphor for Evangelism. Snip:
Is the Gospel about me … or is it about God? That’s the tension. As people begin to unpackage their faith, they’re starting to question whether there’s more to the Gospel message than just atonement. Is it about Jesus saving people, or Jesus setting up His Kingdom? People are hungering for a story that’s bigger than them—one that stretches beyond human effort and includes the mysterious work of the Holy Spirit.