Our love for the gospel is most clear when we delight to see it prosper . . . when other people will be viewed as the human agents of its success.
We are justified by faith alone, but a justifying faith produces Christians who look more and more like the God they worship.
The quest for unity around personalities and preachers . . . is never lasting, although it may seem to have short-lived success.
The entire structure of Christian truth is now under attack by those who would subvert Christianity’s theological integrity.
It is impractical and impossible to rule out doctrinal errors before they appear. Problems must be dealt with after . . . they have become a significant problem for the church.
What’s becoming more obvious to many within Evangelicalism is that not all who claim the label evangelical can do so with any biblical or historical legitimacy.
One must differentiate between fundamentalism as an idea and fundamentalism as a movement.
The Internet has created new opportunities for Fundamentalists and conservative Evangelicals to gain mutual appreciation and understanding.
Despite the disproportionate space given to them, the alleged weaknesses are relatively peripheral to McCune’s thesis, which he argues convincingly.
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.
Here’s a list of the NOOMA videos I was able to watch, with a brief comment on each:
Emergents, I plead with you, please read those aspects of the book carefully and with open hearts.
Which brings me to my question: why would the church scramble to take advice from someone who does not share its faith?