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The church must never move beyond the Gospel. It seems odd that a church could “lose” the Gospel but it is more common than we dare imagine. So much of the preaching and worship of the church is focused ultimately on what we can do rather than on what God has already done in Christ. Much of...
Because I am often asked about the Emergent Movement I thought I would link to this book review of Brian McLaren's A Generous Orthodoxy ( A Generous Orthodoxy ). McLaren, the most influential of those within the Emergent Movement is often times coy about what he really believes. In this particular...
More on the athiestic evangelism of Richard Dawkins from the fellas at Triablogue ( Godlessness goes kitsch ).
In an article in the July/August issue of “Touchstone” Magazine, James Harrison describes a recent visit to a Mosque in Detroit, Michigan. Harrison, a Baptist pastor from New York, was struck by the variety of people in the mosque that day. He called it a “true rainbow coalition.” Many, he writes,...
More on the Southern Baptist Convention and numbers from the editorial pages of Christianity Today ( Evangelical Conviction ).
This article written for Baptist Press by a professor at Boyce College at the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary is worth the read ( (BP) ).
Al Mohler has posted a blog ( Heresy in the Cathedral ) about John Shelby Spong's visit to Australia. If you don't know, Spong is an Anglican from the U.S. whose views are so heretical he would be hard to caracature. Anyway, Peter Jensen, the Anglican Archbishop of Sydney has refused Spong entry...
http://youtube.com/v/V9DhDpF8GzE John Piper on the Prosperity "Gospel".
I found this video posted at "Recover the Gospel" ( Allow Me to Reintroduce the Christ. ). It may be a bit unconventional for white suburban Christians but it is powerful. There is more good theology and doxology packed into this presentation than many church goers heard last Sunday in their church.
Tony Kummer over at "Said at Southern" has posted a good interview with Derek Webb ( Derek Webb podcast interview ).