The success or failure of the whole liberal agenda hinges on a patient public-relations campaign.
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 day is coming when the cultural intellectual elites of evangelicalism—the institutions and the individuals—will face a tough decision.
Liberalism is a heresy of evangelicalism. Evangelicals often miss this point.
I remain convinced that there is still a place for being “evangelical.” Why? Quite simply, because we still have the evangel.
This tension between emotions (subjective) and doctrine (objective) is nothing new.
Maybe you don’t know, but there is a heavenly dilemma over you.
“Is there a race problem in the American Church?”
There is no simple correlation between a church’s disobedience on the one hand and spiritual blight and abandonment by Christ on the other.
The essential logic of the therapeutic gospel is this: your personal problems arise from being acted upon.
What we should be doing, however, is looking at the culture—whether high or low—and asking the question, “At what points is this antithetical to the Word of God?”
I don’t think it’s individualistic, overly cerebral, or beholden to Western legal categories for me to want to know what you think about God.
When have you seen acts of hospitality commend the gospel to outsiders?
To phrase the question another way, can a person go to Heaven who doesn’t live like a dedicated Christian?
Does Scripture call the local church to the work of cultural transformation?