Degenerent Orthodoxy

About the book, Generous Orthodoxy, by Brian McLaren. Tim Challies’ review of this book in December, 2004, is worth reading. According to the site www.generousorthodoxy.net, this is another instance of what is known as “Progressive Christianity,” formerly known as Liberalism.…

What is a Christian?

What makes a person Christian? It sounds like a simple question, but it has been complicated by sin and history. Jesus’ first sermon set the standard — “Repent, for the kingdom of heaven is at hand” (Matthew 4:17). Clearly, Christians…

Root & Fruit

Scot McKnight writes in a Christianity Today article, Five Streams of the Emerging Church, “the emerging movement is radically Reformed. It turns its chastened epistemology against itself, saying, ‘This is what I believe, but I could be wrong. What do…

Emergence

Fads have become the engines that drive culture in the 21st Century. Corporations chase fads in order to profit from them in various ways. Corporations also create fads as a means of marketing their products. The ideal marketing program is…

History

The story of the Bible is the story of God’s work in the world. It is His (God’s) story, that is the fundamental and original understanding of history. It is only in the post-Enlightenment, modern, secular, humanistic world that God…