Can I take a minute or two to defend ritual and tradition? It's true that this might seem a bit odd for me. I have spent my life in an Evangelical stream that is anything but high church. In my world I have heard, more often than not, Matthew 6:7 used as a prooftext for…Read more In praise of ritual & tradition
Sign Up Here! Does one’s belief on the extent of the atonement affect their understanding of mission and the offer of the gospel? Can two Christians disagree on soteriology and partner in ministry? Does the order of salvation affect how one does evangelism? When it comes to the theological particulars of salvation, what is the…Read more SBC Panel Discussion on “Salvation and the Mission of God”
At this year's SBC one of the highlights was a breakfast panel featuring a dialogue about the hermeneutic of Christ-centered teaching and preaching. The breakfast was completely full which would suggest that people think this is a significant issue. The breakfast was sponsored by The Gospel Project, and I'm thankful for TGP's investment in bringing…Read more Christ-Centered Preaching :: Audio
This is a repost of an article I originally posted at ProjectTGM.com Is it appropriate to communicate the gospel message in a manner which is shaped by its context? I think the answer is yes. I assume that contextualization is biblically a given. It is difficult to argue with any integrity that contextualization stands in…Read more When Indie Rock is Bad for the Church
At the heart of Redeemer's ministry and its philosophy of preaching to post-modern audiences is the conviction that "the gospel" is not just a way to be saved from the penalty of sin, but is the fundamental dynamic for living the whole Christian life--individually and corporately, privately and publicly. In other words, the gospel is…Read more Quotable Quotes – Tim Keller – The Gospel
Here's the promo for One21 that we'll be using next week during the MBC Pastor's Conference. Lyle Witcher did an awesome job putting it together.