Tim Keller's Review of Willow Creek: What About Gospel Clarity?

Rick Phillips

Our poor friend Tim Keller suffers the fate of having his every word parsed over a thousand times, which is the inevitable result of the vast influence his every word exerts over the Neo-Evangelical, Young, Restless, and Reformed.  For this reason, I try to avoid such parsing, but Tim's recent review of his visit to Willow Creek Church, highlighted for us by our friend Justin, prompts me to ask a serious question: Did one of the founders of the Gospel Coalition (of which I, like many of us at Ref 21, am a member) really just suggest that gospel clarity is non-essential to a church?