Archives for Mar 13, 2017 @ 11:06

Russell Moore is on Target and thus the Target

By Sarah Pulliam Bailey: Concern is mounting among evangelicals that Russell Moore, president of the Southern Baptist Convention’s policy arm, could lose his job following months of backlash over his critiques of President Trump and religious leaders who publicly supported the Republican candidate. Any such move could be explosive for the nation’s largest Protestant denomination, which [Read More…]

Performance Music: Worship?

Jonathan Algier: [SMcK: He does not mention but Andrew McGowan’s book is the best place to begin.] Performance worship is now the norm. I fear this is the case with practically all evangelical megachurches and their emulating congregations, which now includes a growing number of desperate mainline congregations, as well. We also see it in [Read More…]

What Allegiance (Faith) is Not

One can at least draw attention to implications of the gospel preached and the demand preached in our churches, not the least of which would be 50% church attendance, common attendance being sitting in a pew and leaving as soon as “church” is over, a firm belief in God’s unconditional love while believing God does [Read More…]

True Influence: The Mordecai Option

What True Influence Looks Like By Michelle Van Loon The Jewish feast of Purim took place this year from sundown Saturday, March 11th through sundown of the 12th. It is for me an opportunity each year to revisit this remarkable story of survival in the face of super-size, demonic anti-Semitism. The book of [Read More…]