September 22, 2017

Learning from “Last Century’s Fundamentalists”

Don Johnson Very interesting article over at the Gospel Coalition by Joe Carter, “What Last Century’s Fundamentalists Can Teach Us About This Century’s Apostasy.” The apostasy Carter is referring to is the rapid rise of evangelical acceptance of homosexuality and related issues. Citing Pew Research, he says:

Christianity Today’s Dangerous Response to Destructive Doctrine

Matt Recker Mark Galli, the editor-in-chief of Christianity Today expressed sadness that former CT editor David Neff has capitulated on same sex marriage. (Neff now states that he agrees with it.) In Galli’s piece (June 9, 2015) entitled, “Breaking News: 2 Billion Christians Believe in Traditional Marriage,” Neff is quoted as saying, “I think the […]

Engaging with Keller, Thinking Through the Theology of an Influential Evangelical (A Review)

By Matt Recker Engaging with Keller, Thinking Through the Theology of an Influential Evangelical Iain D. Campbell, William M. Schweitzer, eds. Engaging with Keller is edited by Iain D. Campbell and William M Schweitzer. Each chapter deals with major points of concern in a unique fashion regarding a wide array of the theological missteps of […]

Benefits We Derive from Evangelicals

Don Johnson When it comes to the Evangelicals, it is often our concern to sharply distinguish ourselves from them. Since the late 1950s, Evangelicals have followed a different path than Fundamentalists. Consequently, we are very concerned about distinguishing the pathway, lest there be confusion on the part of observers. Some of those observers are inside […]

Where Does Error Come From?

Clay Nuttall For the time will come when they will not endure sound doctrine; but after their own lusts shall they heap to themselves teachers, having itching ears; And they shall turn away their ears from the truth, and shall be turned unto fables. (II Timothy 4:3,4) One does not have to struggle to discover […]

The Evangelical Disaster

Rolland McCune The New Evangelicalism arose in the 1940s out of a dissatisfaction with and a series of complaints against Fundamentalism. One of the major issues was Fundamentalism’s alleged lack of scholarship and inability to command the attention of liberal and neoorthodox thinkers. Fundamentalists were charged with an intellectual and educational deficiency that prevented them […]

Counteracting Hero Worship: reevaluating Bonhoeffer

Don Johnson Dietrich Bonhoeffer is a figure often touted by evangelicals as a Christian martyr. He was the German pastor who was executed by the Nazis for his part in a plot to assassinate Hitler. Certainly some aspects of his biography are heroic. No one should criticize him for his character. Yet there is much […]

Around the Web–8/3/12

Tragedy in Indiana: The USA Today account of the fall of Jack Schaap. Jack Schaap has long been a controversial figure in our circles, publishing troubling material in his books and promoting a troubling philosophy of ministry. Still, there is no joy in our hearts in reporting this sad story. Pride goeth before destruction, and […]