Every evening after work, I sit down to spend a few minutes catching up on the news of the day. Though it’s a restful few minutes for my body and mind, I have to admit that I don’t find in those moments much rest for my heart. That’s because what I see in the headlines reminds me of a deep-rooted reality: there is something wrong with our world, and even with ourselves as human beings. But what is it? People have given different answers to that question. Some say the problems are primarily economic, others that they’re social, and still …
Dr. Greg D. Gilbert is senior pastor of Third Avenue Baptist Church in Louisville, Ky. He is author of What Is the Gospel? and the forthcoming book Who is Jesus?