Dan at City of God has is weary of evangelicalism’s newest buzz phrase:
Can we just stop people in the church from using terms like “gospel-focused” or “gospel-centered” for the next couple of years? It seems this has been the terminology du jour much in the same way that there used to be “Christ-centered” or “Bible-based” as these good-sounding but ill-defined adjectives that various strains of evangelicals have applied to themselves, their churches, or whatever for no real reasons other than the terms sound good and give people good feelings.
What do you think? Has the phrase become less useful as it has become more ubiquitous?