Pixelated Gospels Reloaded

Intro In part 1, I argued that popular gospel presentations championed by many modern evangelicals are sub-biblical. The biblical gospel is holistic, God-centered, and redeems all creation with those who are in Christ as (self-sacrificing) agents of blessing. On the other hand, those popular gospel presentations reduce the gospel to an individual quest for an […]

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Pixelated Gospels

Intro Asking an evangelical Christian what the gospel is could be construed as a silly question. After all, who knows the gospel (the evangel) better than evangelicals? In fact, the Great Commission, interpreted as a mandate for evangelism, is perhaps a greatest commandment for evangelicals – on par with the so-called love commandments (cf. Deut […]

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Gregg Allison: Roman Catholic Theology and Practice

This is a guest post by Dr. Gregg R. Allison, professor of Christian theology at The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. This material is adapted from his recently released Crossway book, Roman Catholic Theology and Practice: An Evangelical Assessment. He is also the author of Historical Theology: An Introduction to Christian Doctrine (Zondervan, 2011) and Sojourners […]

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Mythbusters: “No Creed But Christ!”

Once I heard a Christian (a seminarian!) say, “I find a church that reads church creed(s) during its Sunday services cultish … Why read an old man-made document? Should we focus on Christ? After all, Christ is the one who saves, not a church creed.” Perhaps I shouldn’t share my “reaction” to him here 🙂 Yet […]

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