Mark Driscoll 2.0?

Introduction And so it was that Jordan Peterson said the thing that the reformed movement was trying to avoid, and lo, they pretty much pretended he was a right wing nut job. And it might be much to their peril. Three things have come together times rather closely together and Peterson was the emulsifier forContinue reading “Mark Driscoll 2.0?”

The Stories He Keeps Telling: Keller Edition

Editors Note: Well it looks like we aren’t lucky enough for Old Man Cosper to throw in the towel so we can be done with this series. If you need to catch up click on the tag that says The Rise and Fall of Mars Hill and the previous posts will pop up. So whereContinue reading “The Stories He Keeps Telling: Keller Edition”

Despising Their Congregations

Editors Note: This is the second in an informal series ranging over understanding some nuances of “evangelical elites” big and small. It will also probably tie into the recent SBC controversy next week.  Introduction I realize that the title is a heavy accusation. It might even be clickbait, I’m not sure. Perhaps it would beContinue reading “Despising Their Congregations”

Controversies and Keller

Introduction Following, rather sharpish, on the heels of last weeks impromptu covering the easy manipulation of “evangelical elites”  by the government. I new wish to rise to the occasion and encourage charity or at the least call for the majors to stay the majors and the minors the minors. Tim Keller has managed to beContinue reading “Controversies and Keller”

This is a Problem

Introduction There is still such a thing as an unholy alliance and I think Christians who enjoy politics should consider this. Lewis, in the preface to Screwtape Letters, pointed out that there can be two equal and opposite errors. One error that became very apparent in the last few weeks was the story released byContinue reading “This is a Problem”

Not a New Problem

Introduction Doug Wilson has aptly pointed out that one of the failures of Reformed Protestantism is not reading our histories and biographies. Outside of a few of us nerds old books are not read. More disturbingly it appears that many of our pastors can not be bothered to even read any books, instead relying onContinue reading “Not a New Problem”

Idols Fit for Destruction

Introduction A couple of years ago the second largest house of worship in Memphis was built. 271,000 square feet, and cost 64.3 million dollars to build. And it was constructed next to the largest church in Memphis, Bellevue Baptist Church. This new place of worship also has a name, it is open on Sundays, andContinue reading “Idols Fit for Destruction”