False Gospels

Social Gospel Redux?

By Russell D. Moore | 9Marks Journal: A New Evangelical Liberalism | 03.01.2010

Does the social gospel give us a more “real” Christianity?

The Neo-Liberal Stealth Offensive

By Phil Johnson | 9Marks Journal: A New Evangelical Liberalism | 03.01.2010

The success or failure of the whole liberal agenda hinges on a patient public-relations cam­paign.

Air Conditioning Hell: How Liberalism Happens

By Al Mohler | 9Marks Journal: A New Evangelical Liberalism | 03.01.2010

Do we believe that hell is a part of the perfection of God’s justice? If not, we have far greater theological problems than those localized to hell.

The Real Scandal of the Evangelical Mind

By Carl Trueman | 9Marks Journal: A New Evangelical Liberalism | 03.01.2010

The day is coming when the cultural intellectual elites of evangelicalism—the institutions and the individuals—will face a tough decision.

What Lessons Can We Learn from the History of Liberalism?

By Gregory A. Wills | 9Marks Journal: A New Evangelical Liberalism | 03.01.2010

Liberalism is a heresy of evangelicalism. Evangelicals often miss this point.

How to Become a Liberal Without Attending Harvard Divinity School

By Michael Lawrence | 03.01.2010

It’s not just, or even mainly, my wrongly ordered love of the sheep that pulls me toward liberalism. Even more powerful is my love of self.

How American Christians Can Help Christians in Zambia

By Conrad Mbewe | 9Marks Journal: Missions | 02.26.2010

In Zambia, the only free television channel that we have twenty-four hours a day is Trinity Broadcasting Network.

The Emerging Consequences of Whose Ideas?

By Forum | 9Marks Journal: The Emerging Church | 02.26.2010

Where are these Emergent guys getting this stuff? Where do their ideas come from?

Give Me Doctrine or Give Me Death

By Greg Gilbert | 9Marks Journal: The Emerging Church | 02.26.2010

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?

When, Why, & Where To Draw Boundaries

By Wayne Grudem | 02.25.2010

Why should Christian organizations draw boundaries at all?

An Emerging Church Primer

By Justin Taylor | 9Marks Journal: The Emerging Church | 02.25.2010

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.

Brian McLaren and the Gospel of Here & Now

By Greg Gilbert | 9Marks Journal: The Gospel | 02.25.2010

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.

How to Become a Liberal Without Attending Harvard Divinity School

By Michael Lawrence | 02.24.2010

I love my sheep, and I love myself. And it’s those two loves, wrongly focused, that tempt me down a gospel-denying path.

Leadership Interview with Mark Dever

The Gospel and Islam with Thabiti Anyabwile

By M. Dever, T. Anyabwile | 11.30.2006

Pastor and author Thabiti Anyabwile describes the beliefs and history of Islam, his own experience as a Muslim, the contradictions in the Koran, as well as the way for churches to approach evangelism with Muslims, which he calls an amazing, God-given opportunity the church has today.

Book Review: Velvet Elvis: Repainting the Christian Faith, by Rob Bell

Review by Greg Gilbert | 9Marks Journal: The Emerging Church | 03.03.2003

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.