The Internet has created new opportunities for Fundamentalists and conservative Evangelicals to gain mutual appreciation and understanding.
Where racial intermarriage is disapproved, the culture with money and power will always dominate and always oppress.
Why should Christian organizations draw boundaries at all?
We are justified by faith alone, but a justifying faith produces Christians who look more and more like the God they worship.
One must differentiate between fundamentalism as an idea and fundamentalism as a movement.
My greatest fear for the removal of authoritative preaching from the congregation is that the Scriptures themselves will cease to be treated as authoritative.
By updating your governing documents with these kinds of provisions, you can strengthen your ability to obey God’s command to restore straying sheep.
Discipline is possible, on a congregational and on a denomination-wide level. I’ve witnessed it with my own eyes. But it is rare and difficult.
Not a single industrialized nation today has a high enough fertility rate to replace itself.
Is Satan more concerned about the families in your church than you are?
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.
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.
In this new gospel, the great “evils” to be redressed do not call for any fundamental change of direction in the human heart.
For all his off-the-cuff casualness, McLaren is nothing if not deliberate. He has an agenda, and it’s to reset altogether the church’s understanding of the gospel.