We need to remember that we are bound by the Word of God to speak the truth in love. Some of us are so wired to “speak the truth” that we fail to do it in love.
What do you hope will ultimately emerge from the emerging church conversation for evangelicals?
Where are these Emergent guys getting this stuff? Where do their ideas come from?
Taken together, the two books constitute a clarion call to the evangelical church in America, as it adapts to its marginalized status in post-modern culture.
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.
If I want a Christianity that is authentic, real, textured, and alive, can I possibly have that within the narrow constraints of a structured system of doctrine?
A pastor should know his congregation, and a Christian should know his non-Christian friend, so they both can exercise wisdom and sensitivity in communicating the gospel.
Unless we appreciate the importance and the urgency of prayer and meditation on God’s Word, we will leave it until tomorrow.
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