Urbana 2018: Students warned against spreading ‘tainted Gospel’

unnamedThousands of students attending the popular Urbana Missions Conference in St. Louis were warned against spreading a “tainted Gospel.”

“We’re at a missions conference. We’re learning what it takes to follow Jesus as we carry the Good News about this new government and this new king and this new economy to others,” said Scott Bessenecker, director of missions at InterVarsity Christian Fellowship, at Urbana over the weekend.

“Should we not first divest ourselves of Babylon? Otherwise, we end up bringing a Babylon-tainted Gospel to the world like blankets with smallpox given to our indigenous neighbors. We’re offering an infected Gospel laced with racism, hyper-individualism, patriarchy, environmental abuse, greed, consumerism.” Continue Reading

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