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.”
Gavin Ortlund helps us think through our response to accurate criticism, and the freedom to be found in repentance.
Watch the video, take the quiz, read and give the book.
With December being just hours away, here are two helpful ways you could prepare for the most significant birth in history.
Dr. Garry Williams continues his series of posts on ‘The World in the Church’ with an excellent article on the importance of rightly stressing that following Jesus involves being rightly religious.
Dr. Garry Williams begins a series of posts on ‘The World in the Church’ by considering how our distracted culture influences how we worship, and the nee for us to practice meditating on Scripture.
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.
you might also want to take a look at Professor Wyatt’s book, “Matters of Life and death: Human dilemmas in the light of the Christian faith.”
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.
“If our faith can be destroyed by the force of argument, let it be destroyed; for it shows we did not possess the truth.”
– Clement of Alexandria
HT Fred Sanders