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On May 23, 2013 By Scott Aniol
On February 4, 2012 By Scott Aniol
If you aren’t at least somewhat familiar with the recent controversy over T. D. Jakes, James MacDonald, Mark Driscoll, and the Elephant Room, you’ve probably been hibernating in a cave somewhere. Others have given helpful responses from various perspectives including ecclesiastical separation, unity, ministry associations, [...]Continue Reading →
This entry is part 8 of 8 in the series Discernment for the Glory of God
This entry is part 8 of 8 in the series”Discernment for the Glory of God”
I was pushed to write a series on discernment when I heard a famous evangelical pastor define discernment as the ability to see, allegedly by the Spirit of God, obscene things on a kind of imaginary “movie screen.” Continue Reading →
This entry is part 6 of 8 in the series Discernment for the Glory of God
This entry is part 6 of 8 in the series”Discernment for the Glory of God”
Discernment is a biblically informed judgment whether certain extra-biblical moral actions are good or evil. Last week, we looked at discernment in Eph 5:7-11 and pushed forward our argument that discernment is a crucial element of New Testament ethics. [...]Continue Reading →
This entry is part 24 of 32 in the series Toward Conservative Christian Churches
This entry is part 24 of 32 in the series”Toward Conservative Christian Churches”
If pastors are to shepherd churches in which there is a desire to understand the meaning of the world and apply it to worship, obedience and ministry, some will need to adjust their understanding of their doctrine of Scripture (or their theories [...]Continue Reading →
This entry is part 4 of 8 in the series Discernment for the Glory of God
This entry is part 4 of 8 in the series”Discernment for the Glory of God”
To this point, the passages studied in our series on discernment have been pretty straight-forward. Whether Philippians 1:9-11, Romans 12:1-2, or Colossians 1:9-10, each passage has clearly taught the importance of discerning the will of God. In [...]Continue Reading →
On August 30, 2011 By Ryan Martin
This entry is part 3 of 8 in the series Discernment for the Glory of God
This entry is part 3 of 8 in the series”Discernment for the Glory of God”
This is a series on Christian discernment. My first post argued that Christian discernment is necessary for living for the glory of God (Phil 1:9-11). Last week I argued that the ability to choose between right and wrong [...]Continue Reading →
This entry is part 2 of 8 in the series Discernment for the Glory of God
This entry is part 2 of 8 in the series”Discernment for the Glory of God”
Last week I argued from Philippians 1:9-11 that discernment is of great importance to the believer as an important part of living for the glory of God.
This week my thesis is that as believers give themselves as a [...]Continue Reading →
One of the most abused doctrines in evangelical Christianity is Sola Scriptura. Everybody uses it to prove their side of some argument, and as I’ve been thinking about it lately, I’m convinced it really proves very little for anyone.
Now one caveat before I move to my main point: the doctrine obviously does prove something; [...]Continue Reading →
On August 10, 2011 By Scott Aniol
While I affirm sola scriptura and privilege the authority of biblical revelation in our worship and music reflection, these convictions do not preclude us from gaining favorable insights from the history of the church, philosophy, a community of believers, the social sciences, and other sources where God’s truth about the world and the people who [...]Continue Reading →
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