“These enemy dogs who reject the things of God”

May 13, 2013

Janie B. Cheaney, in her World Magazine post “How to lose an argument” seems to have just discovered that Mark Driscoll is a “lightning rod.” This is a surprise to her because in her mind Driscoll’s focus has always been on spreading the gospel. She links to my piece on Driscoll’s dismissal of careful exegesis […]

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N.T. Wright on the Gospel (video)

May 3, 2013

Some recent comments on one of my Mark Driscoll posts brought up “the gospel,” essentially saying that despite any perceived shortcomings, Driscoll is still preaching the gospel and should be lauded for that. In light of that sentiment, here’s a great video of N.T. Wright discussing his views on the gospel — what it is […]

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Defining Evangelical

October 7, 2012

There is perhaps no designation within Christianity that is so ubiquitous but yet so difficult to define as that of Evangelical. It is simultaneously bandied about as a term of derision, as a badge of honor, as a litmus test for orthodoxy and as a synonym for fanaticism. Perhaps the most widely accepted scholarly definition […]

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