If Joel Osteen wants to be the Norman Vincent Peale of the twenty-first century, he has every right to give it a shot. But he should stop marketing his message as Christianity, because it is not.
Having watched so many of these videos, it strikes me just now how seldom Bell uses the traditional Christian language to name Jesus.
I appreciate and rejoice with Cymbala that God has done wonderful things in his life and church through prayer.
Here’s a list of the NOOMA videos I was able to watch, with a brief comment on each:
If there is one part of the Church Planting Movement strategy that raises questions in my mind, it is the insistence on rapidity.