Kevin DeYoung has a helpful post on the problems arising from ‘free-spirit theology’ here.
In the fourth problem he mentions how the Spirit given means of grace – Scripture, sermons, prayer, the sacraments and the organised church, are often rejected or downgraded in free-spirit theology, making ourselves “more spiritual than the Spirit Himself.”
Anyone able to be at the EMA Conference this year was really blessed as we looked together at the subject of “Identity Crisis: Preaching to a confused world.”
All of the talks were good and can be found here, but if you only have one hour to spare, I would highly recommend listening to John Wyatt, Professor of Ethics and Perinatology at University College London and a specialist in the medical care of new born babies, speaking on challenges in medical ethics at the beginning and end of life.
Jeff Robinson gives a really personal view of something that affects an increasing number of families – dementia. His words are filled will gospel love and hope, and should be an encouragement to many.