To contextualize means to put into context of a situation and it therefore does not mean changing the original meaning of a statement. In the case of contextualizing the gospel, it means to communicate the gospel in a manner that is relevant to the listeners. Contextualizing is always achieved effectively by use of illustrations.
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VERB (USED WITH OBJECT) [CON·TEX·TU·AL·IZED, CON·TEX·TU·AL·IZ·ING.]
to put (a linguistic element, an action, etc.) in a context, especially one that is characteristic or appropriate, as for purposes of study.