False Gospels

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.

Book(s) Review: T. D. Jakes: Various Works

Review by Greg Gilbert | 03.22.2001

On the whole, most of T.D. Jakes’s works belong on the psychology shelves at the bookstore.

Book Review: Your Best Life Now, by Joel Osteen

Review by Greg Gilbert | 9Marks Journal: The Church's Mission | 03.08.2001

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.

iew of Rob Bell’s NOOMA — Part 2

Review by Greg Gilbert | 9Marks Journal: Cooperation | 03.08.2001

Having watched so many of these videos, it strikes me just now how seldom Bell uses the traditional Christian language to name Jesus.