• Evangelicalism •
October 25, 2011
Evangelical Christians will either stand upon the authority and total truthfulness of the Bible, or we will inevitably capitulate to the secular worldview.
September 26, 2011
September 30, 2010
Evangelical Christians are gravely concerned about the family, and this is good and necessary. But our credibility on the issue of marriage is significantly discounted by our acceptance of divorce. To our shame, the culture war is not the only place that an honest confrontation with the divorce culture is missing. Divorce is now the scandal of the evangelical conscience.
August 16, 2010
We are entering a new phase in the battle over the Bible’s truthfulness and authority. We should at least be thankful for undisguised arguments coming from the opponents of biblical inerrancy, even as we are ready, once again, to make clear where their arguments lead.
September 21, 2009
John T. Elson’s most famous article for TIME magazine appeared over 40 years ago, and it largely defined his journalistic career. His April 8, 1966 cover story, “Is God Dead?,” became an icon of the rebellious and increasingly secular sixties.
September 4, 2009
Believing in the weighty truths of Scripture is the calling and joy of every Christian, and we must be careful to avoid playing the critic when it comes to the issue of biblical authority. There are many Christians who, though appearing orthodox, would like to change, ignore and manipulate what the Bible clearly teaches. On…
July 16, 2009
A Memorandum Prepared for the Great Commission Council of the Southern Baptist Convention
‘A Thaw in the Cold War?’ The National Association of Evangelicals and the National Council of Churches
July 16, 2009
“I know what constituted an evangelical in former times,” said the seventh Earl Shaftesbury, “I have no clear notion what constitutes one now.” The confusion Lord Shaftesbury saw a century ago is now fully apparent. Millions of Americans claim to be evangelicals, but few seem to know what the word means.
July 16, 2009
“The sense of an ending is not a fact of nature,” observed Frank Kermode, it is a feature of human consciousness.1 We ascribe meaning to the turn of a new century, and feel a sense ending as the twentieth century comes to a close. If a sense of ending is not a fact of nature, it is certainly a fact of our experience.
July 8, 2009
Is this evangelicalism’s terminal generation? Without doubt, we are facing an unprecedented set of challenges to evangelical identity. The rise of a postmodern culture has produced an intellectual context in which the very concept of truth is held under suspicion, and claims to revealed truth are simply ruled out of order.