Is preaching nonviolence bad for evangelism?

Many in the evangelical realm, especially pastors and lay leaders committed to church growth, believe that proclaiming the revolutionary vision of nonviolence and Kingdom allegiance is antithetical to evangelism. In other words, some folks (with good intentions) worry that emphasizing an Anabaptist (peace and justice) ethic might make the Gospel unattractive in our American context. [Read More...]

Matt Chandler Impersonates Mark Driscoll’s Evangelistic Style

Watch this and enjoy. Please don’t make this a Driscoll bashing session. I may not resonate with most much of what Mark has to say or some of his methods, but I don’t want to make this an us vs “the new calvinists” post. This is… well… just hilarious. [Read more...]

Getting Into Heaven BEFORE You Die (Dallas Willard)

Dallas Willard is a stud.  Every time I have heard him speak, I want to hear more.  His vision for the kingdom of God and for the transformation of the people of God is awe inspiring. In the following video, Dallas is interviewed by John Ortberg.  They discuss what Dallas believes to be the biggest [Read More...]

Why Hell Still Matters

I have been doing some thinking about hell lately and find the debate interesting. Some believe in a traditional view of hell with literal flames. Others see the flames as an image or metaphor for suffering torment, believing that fire itself will not be the source of eternal suffering, but separation from God will be. [Read More...]


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