Bell’s “questions” are not as innocuous as they first sound. They are the means by which he permits one to disconnect and throw away the springs one doesn’t like.
For a mature Christian who is thinking through these issues, Conn’s discussion will spark thoughts and will at least begin to chart a course in the right direction.
Dr. Michael S. Horton, fiery author, seminary professor, and editor of Modern Reformation, discusses the importance of the objective Cross-work of Christ over against the emphasis on subjective interpretation common in evangelical circles today.
In the end, Yancey’s conception of grace is inadequate at best.
Here’s the scoop on the Rob Bell video series storming through youth rooms and sermon series across the country.
Having watched so many of these videos, it strikes me just now how seldom Bell uses the traditional Christian language to name Jesus.