Though it leaves much to be desired in terms of theological depth, United By Faith is a very welcomed contribution and a worthy read, particularly for American Christians.
Robust truth will keep churches and friendships together amid their diversity, whereas lowest-common-denominator theology promotes strife and feebleness.
Many say, “The ‘white Western gospel’ needs to be adjusted, or it will become obsolete.” Can this possibly be true?
The race conversation is so hard, but shouldn’t our churches be the first places on the planet where we talk about these things, and listen to one another?
Book Review: The Juvenilization of American Christianity and From Here to Maturity, by Thomas E. BerglerReview by Guy Prentiss Waters | 09.16.2015
Christianity—and, in particular, Christian churches—have been unduly influenced by the youth culture. Is there a cure for this problem?
Timothy Gloege’s history of Moody Bible Institute (MBI) from the 1880s through the 1920s, Guaranteed Pure, makes a signal contribution to the challenge of delineating modern evangelicalism.
Christian parental love denies neither the child nor God’s law. It insists on loving both child and God’s law, which may be the hardest challenge of all.
This book is primarily a recommendation of their experience as the way to engage in evangelism and discipleship that leads to new churches. Perhaps the authors could have suggested their experiences as one way, rather than as the only truly effective way.
Mark Dever and Russell Moore chat about the local church and culture at the 2015 Southern Baptist Convention.
What exactly does “gospel-centered” mean in expositional preaching?
If God the Holy Spirit left your church this weekend, what would happen next?
Mailbag #8: Confidentiality among Elders; Meaningful Membership; Can an Elder Be Single?; and Young Earth CreationismBy Jonathan Leeman | 05.04.2015
—How should elders practice confidentiality? —Can an elder/pastor be single? —How do I make membership more meaningful at my church? —Should young earth creationism be a test of orthodoxy?
I am not confident that, if I took this book to heart and swallowed its Christianity whole, I would be ready to stand before God on that great and final day.
To get the most from seminary you should prepare by reading good books that will do two things for you—lay a good foundation for your studies in the classroom, and lay a good foundation for gospel ministry.