Isn't the relevant question really, "What did Jesus say?" And didn't He say, "I am the way, the truth, and the life; nobody comes to the Father but through Me"? Salvation is a gift of His grace, no religious works required.
It’s a challenging mission to be called to steward the life-changing message of the gospel: to define it, to defend it and to proclaim it.
The gospel in the New Testament is a declaration of who Jesus is. And the question is "who do you think Jesus is?" and "do you want to follow this Jesus who really is?"
What is the gospel story of God? It's the story about Jesus Christ, the son of God, according to the scriptures, for the nations to bring about obedience for God's glory.
The distortion of the Gospel is typically not denying the facts of the Gospel, but rather adding human works to the finished work of Christ on the cross - which eradicates the concept of grace.