Why the “inclusive gospel” falls infinitely short of the only standard of Christian discipleship
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The Progressive [Wokerati] of the Church
This week on the Into the Pray podcast we’re grateful to be joined by Alisa Childers…author, worship leader and Christian apologist from the USA.
Do you know what “progressive christianity” is? Do you know why it’s so dangerous? Do you understand how commonplace heresy is? Do you agree that something more radical is afoot in the Body of Christ? …and that sitting on the fence will soon no longer be an option?
What We Say About Jesus
We are living at an hour in church history where, once again, what the Church says about Jesus is being increasingly scrutinised. To put it another way, we are living at a pivotal moment of importance in which God is forcing the Bride to face squarely in the eye what it is that we sayContinue reading “What We Say About Jesus”
It Is Written (A Response to Marty Sampson & Joshua Harris)
This week I was stirred to offer a word from Romans 14 and Galatians 3 for those who find themselves worried or anxious – or speechless – following the recent news that Joshua Harris and Marty Sampson aren’t that bothered about Jesus at the moment. If it was good enough at the beginning, it willContinue reading “It Is Written (A Response to Marty Sampson & Joshua Harris)”
Paul Scanlon & Carl Lentz: world-class leadership or social media cowardice?
A short, stripped-back worship set for those of us who need to get still
Do This Much
Last week here at Holy Trinity in Richmond we had the privilege of hosting my good friend Mark Stevens for 24 hours of worship training. Mark was previously on the worship team at Hillsong in Sydney Australia and, more recently, Creative Director at Life Church in Bradford until 2011. It was a joy for meContinue reading “Do This Much”
Occasionally I’ll hear a lyric in a song of worship that will make me wince. Brooke Fraser’s bridge section from Hosanna is a good example of this where she pens, “Heal my heart and make it clean…break my heart for what breaks Yours”. We sing, we follow suit, we play…but, really? Break my heart –Continue reading “Mercy Mercy”