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"Understanding and Assessing the Missional Church Movement" – MACP audio/notes now available

"Understanding and Assessing the Missional Church Movement" – MACP audio/notes now available

The audio and notes for this year’s Mid-America Conference on Preaching sponsored by Inter-City Baptist Church and Detroit Baptist Theological Seminary are now available online. This year Dave Doran and the faculty of DBTS tackled the issue of the “missional” movement. I was unfortunately unable to attend this year (first time I’ve missed in about… Continue Reading

"CCM's theology of music should be ranked among the theological aberrations of modern evangelicalism…"

"CCM's theology of music should be ranked among the theological aberrations of modern evangelicalism…"

I just listened to three lectures given by John Makujina at the William R. Rice Lecture Series at Detroit Baptist Theological Seminary in 2005. They are outstanding. A must-listen, especially if you question whether. You can download them here. Here’s a critical highlight: Traditionally, this controversy has been contested under the rubrics of orthopraxy rather than… Continue Reading

Anti-Pauline Contextualization

Anti-Pauline Contextualization

Dave Doran highlights a comment by Mark Dever. My sense of things is that much of what is being called contextualization and defended on the basis of 1 Corinthians 9:19-23 is really a violation of 1 Corinthians 1:18-2:5. IOW, rather than simply eliminate unnecessary offenses by the messenger it attempts to eliminate the offense of… Continue Reading

Dave Doran is blogging

Dave Doran is blogging

Along with Kevin Bauder, who publishes a weekly newsletter (In the Nick of Time), Dave Doran is one of the most articulate, thoughtful, truly conservative fundamentalists I know. I’m thrilled to see that he is now blogging. Continue Reading

A Systematic Theology of Biblical Christianity by Rolland McCune

I cannot more highly recommend the first volume of this excellent resource. From the president of Detroit Baptist Theological Seminary: I am pleased to announce that the first volume of A Systematic Theology of Biblical Christianity by Dr. Rolland McCune has been released by Detroit Baptist Theological Seminary. This series represents the culmination of decades… Continue Reading

2008 MACP Full Summary

2008 MACP Full Summary

Here are links to all the MACP sessions including my live-blogging, audio, and pdf notes: MACP 2008 Culture, Contextualization, and the Church Aniol Live Blog Introduction Aniol Live Blog Conclusion and Evaluation General Sessions General Session 1 – David Doran | Aniol Live Blog General Session 2 – Discussion Group General Session 3 – Sam… Continue Reading

MACP Resources Now Availalbe

MACP Resources Now Availalbe

From DBTS: The 2008 Mid-America Conference on Preaching was held on October 16-17 at Inter-City Baptist Church in Allen Park, MI. The conference is sponsored each year by Detroit Baptist Theological Seminary. This year’s conference theme was “Culture, Contextualization, and the Church.” Speakers included Dr. David Doran, Dr. Sam Horn, Dr. Drew Conley, and the… Continue Reading

2008 Mid-America Conference on Preaching, Conclusion

2008 Mid-America Conference on Preaching, Conclusion

Part 1 – Introduction Part 2 – Dave Doran’s First General Session Part 3 – Horn and Conley’s General Sessions Part 4 – Dawson on Culture Part 5 – Snoeberger on Culture Part 6 – Doran’s Second General Session Part 7 – McCune on Mars Hill Part 8 – Snoeberger on Carson Conclusion and Evaluation… Continue Reading

2008 Mid-America Conference on Preaching, Part 8

2008 Mid-America Conference on Preaching, Part 8

Part 1 – Introduction Part 2 – Dave Doran’s First General Session Part 3 – Horn and Conley’s General Sessions Part 4 – Dawson on Culture Part 5 – Snoeberger on Culture Part 6 – Doran’s Second General Session Part 7 – McCune on Mars Hill D. A. Carson’s Christ and Culture Revisited: A Reflection… Continue Reading

2008 Mid-America Conference on Preaching, Part 7

2008 Mid-America Conference on Preaching, Part 7

Part 1 – Introduction Part 2 – Dave Doran’s First General Session Part 3 – Horn and Conley’s General Sessions Part 4 – Dawson on Culture Part 5 – Snoeberger on Culture Part 6 – Doran’s Second General Session Paul and Educated Unbelief – Rolland McCune The third session of Thursday that I attended was… Continue Reading

2008 Mid-America Conference on Preaching, Part 6

2008 Mid-America Conference on Preaching, Part 6

Part 1 – Introduction Part 2 – Dave Doran’s First General Session Part 3 – Horn and Conley’s General Sessions Part 4 – Dawson on Culture Part 5 – Snoeberger on Culture General Session 4 (Matthew 7.6) – Dave Doran After prayer and a few hymns, Dave Doran presented the first general session Friday morning.… Continue Reading

2008 Mid-America Conference on Preaching, Part 5

2008 Mid-America Conference on Preaching, Part 5

Part 1 – Introduction Part 2 – Dave Doran’s First General Session Part 3 – Horn and Conley’s General Sessions Part 4 – Dawson on Culture More Notes Towards the Definition of Culture – Mark Snoeberger The second workshop session I attended was presented by Mark Snoeberger. The following is a summary of the presentation.… Continue Reading

2008 Mid-America Conference on Preaching, Part 4

2008 Mid-America Conference on Preaching, Part 4

Last week I attended the Mid-America Conference on Preaching sponsored by Detroit Baptist Theological Seminary and Inter-city Baptist Church. Sharper Iron posted my summaries of the general sessions. Part 1 – Introduction Part 2 – Dave Doran’s First General Session Part 3 – Horn and Conley’s General Sessions Over the next few days, I will… Continue Reading