mē genoito

May it never be! Let God be true, and every man a liar. As it is written: “So that you may be proved right when you speak and prevail when you judge.” (Ro 3:4)

Heresy

A New Kind of Christianity: Parable of the Flower Power

I want to tell you a story about a man name Gene Orthodoxy, who grew up in the turbulent 1960s and ‘70s. Gene Orthodoxy became a committed Christian in the ‘70s through the Jesus Movement. What was the Jesus Movement? It was a movement in the late ‘60s and ‘70s where born again Christians came […]

McLaren Wants to be a Martyr but Whines Like a Crybaby

McLaren wrote an article on the Huffington Post, “Why Do Evangelicals Dislike Me So Much?”, supposedly in response to the SBTS forum. HT: Denny Burk McLaren asks why evangelicals dislike him so much? This is not just a question by McLaren, it is a statement that he desperately needs to be true and I will […]

Christianity vs. McLarenianity

In the last few years some Christians have been warning and denouncing the emergent movement as outside the pale of orthodoxy. Unfortunately, we’ve been criticized as alarmists, divisive and uncharitable. In the past false teachers like McLaren have been deliberately obtuse, obfuscatory, equivocal and pretentiously flowery in his language, during the beginning of the movement. […]

What Does Dallas Willard Believe?

Dallas Willard (Dallas to role-play an evangelistic conversation with a 20 year old girl) But you cannot stay at such an abstract level for very long. You’re going to have to bring it down to a practical level with questions like: what do you believe about Jesus? “Okay,” she says, “I can acknowledge that. You […]