How should the truths of the gospel be communicated to people? Apostle Paul provided the answer in 2 Corinthians chapter 4: Continue reading
This was originally published Jan. 26, 2015.
There is a rampant problem among the Christian church at large today that some might call the “attractional” model of church. More people are probably more familiar with the term “seeker-sensitive.” This is also a philosophical tenet of the Church Growth Movement which you can learn more about in my post from a couple days ago.
Too many churches and church leaders think if they make church more appealing to non-Christians they’ll attend and eventually be converted.
This is s driving philosophy of nationally known pastors like Rick Warren, Bill Hybels and Andy Stanley and their respective mega-churches. Stanley’s writings and interviews have made it clear he thinks the church should be for the “unchurched.” He’s even claimed pastors are no longer supposed to be shepherds of their congregations. And Warren speaks freely about the fact that he set out to build a church for “Saddleback Sam,” actually polling people to find out what they wanted in a church.
The first Don’t Miss List of the year has a little bit of everything from telling the media to stop pretending to know Christianity theology to the controversy at the Urbana conference. Continue reading
A belated sermon for Thanksgiving. Continue reading
For yourselves, brethren, know our entrance in unto you, that it was not in vain: But even after that we had suffered before, and were shamefully entreated, as ye know, at Philippi, we were bold in our God to speak unto you the gospel of God with much contention. Continue reading
The Bible has a lot to say about the life of a believer and what it should look like. I appreciated this two-part sermon by Dr. John MacArthur on that subject. Continue reading
This week I have two great podcasts to recommend. Continue reading