You can follow false teacher Chuck “Jesus is not the only way” Currie on Twitter — see Social Gospel Christianity In 140 Characters. My guess is that false teacher Jim “the Gospel is all about wealth redistribution” Wallis has an account as well.
The “social gospel” folks are a self-parody, as they are nearly all pro-legalized abortion. Chuck and Jim would have rather seen their Obamacare dream fail than support the Stupak Amendment, which would have banned taxpayer-funded abortions. Meditate on that: Their definition of “social gospel” doesn’t just include keeping abortion legal, it means increasing abortions.
I’ve also noticed that the social gospel types don’t present the real Gospel.
Here’s a contest: Who can come up with the best Tweet (140 characters or less) critiquing the hypocrisy of the “social gospel” crowd? Buzzkill alert: It is one of those contests where the only prize is the satisfaction of winning. The ruling of the judge is final must be present on the Internet to win etc. etc.
Here are some samples (you don’t have to include the words “social gospel,” I just had room for them:
Social gospel: Congratulating yourself for taking from neighbor A by force to make neighbor B more covetous & comfortable on his way to Hell
Social gospel: Recklessly borrowing from future generations to kill part of future generations via taxpayer-funded abortion
Or state the real Gospel in 140 characters or less:
Jesus died for your sins and rose again. Repent & believe and have joy, forgiveness and eternal life.
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I think the subversive motives of the nominally religious left inovlves much more than confiscatory taxation and reckless public debt.
Two 140-character rebukes come immediately to mind:
1) If one believes the tiny subset of teachings on poverty BECAUSE it’s in the Bible, he should believe everything else it teaches.
2) Integrity is preaching God’s word to advance God’s kingdom, not your own, and submitting to His entire word, not just what you like.
But perhaps the best one is this 50-character firebomb:
John 12:6 explains other people’s motivation, too.
It’s a controversial statement, but I think it’s defensible, especially because the goal doesn’t seem to be alleviating the needs of the poor — they don’t want to consider the possibility that the best approach is a free society with free markets — it’s the accumulation of power to one’s partisans.
Social Gospel: Only for those who are tough enough to make the hard decisions when it comes to sending the unborn to hell.
Social Gospel advocates forget that paying taxes is not honoring God, only Caesar.
I prefer to keep the heresy in the compost pile
Here’s my entry:
Social Gospel: When you want to work your way into the kingdom instead of going in through the Door and doing it on the dime of other people