Clarifying the Gospel, Part 2: How the Apostles Preached Christ

[See Part 1 of this series.] Although the salvation accomplished by the cross work of Jesus Christ entails multiple dimensions of deliverance—from the power of Satan, from the dominion of sin, from this present evil age, etc.—there is no greater deliverance accomplished by Christ than that which is from the looming judgment of God overContinue reading “Clarifying the Gospel, Part 2: How the Apostles Preached Christ”

CRT and intersectionality: just analytical tools? (Caleb Yarbrough)

In this article from the Arkansas Baptist, Caleb Yarbrough explains at length how, “The chief consequence of critical race theory and intersectionality, according to Mohler, is identity politics, which he argued is fundamentally ‘antithetical to the gospel of Jesus Christ.’”

Clarifying the Gospel, Part 1: The Looming Judgment

It is common knowledge that the word “gospel” means “good news,” but the nature of that news and what, exactly, makes it good are not always a matter of agreement. Is the good news the hope that we might go to Heaven when we die? Is it that we will be raised from the deadContinue reading “Clarifying the Gospel, Part 1: The Looming Judgment”

A Critical Analysis of Resolution 9 (Tom Nettles)

In this three part series, Tom Nettles addresses the controversial Resolution 9 of the 2019 Southern Baptist Convention in Birmingham, Alabama. An Anti-Racist Intention An Analogy to Critical Theory The Leaven of CRT and Intersectionality

Choose this day whom you will serve: Jesus or skin color (Lisa Spencer)

In this article, non-SBC author Lisa Spencer asks, “Does Jesus really need to look ‘just like us’ in order to be acceptable to us? Do we really need to circumvent the reality of sin so that it doesn’t offend our sense of ethnic affirmation? We don’t have to dismiss ethnicity, nor should we, but weContinue reading “Choose this day whom you will serve: Jesus or skin color (Lisa Spencer)”

Author of Original Resolution 9 Responds to Controversy and Looks to Future

In this Twitter thread, Stephen Michael Feinstein writes regarding Resolution 9 and Critical Theory, “CT and all of its wicked children (CRT,CFT, CQT, etc.) are about two or three years away from becoming the normative zeitgeist for our culture. Perhaps in three years, every kid that graduates from public school will be seeped in thisContinue reading “Author of Original Resolution 9 Responds to Controversy and Looks to Future”

Identity Politics, Localism, and the SBC

I love the word “community,” but I hate to see it bastardized into such phrases as “the ________ community” (fill in the blank: white, black, gay, female, non-binary, Christian, minority, etc.). Whenever you put a modifier in front of “community” to define it as a demographic, you have actually changed the meaning of the term.Continue reading “Identity Politics, Localism, and the SBC”

The Evergreen State College – PART THREE: The Hunted Individual

WARNING: The following film is from a non-SBC, non-Christian source and contains obscene language and disturbing scenes, but is provided here as an important piece of the social justice and Critical Theory/Critical Race Theory discussion. __________ According to the video description, this is, “The third and final chapter of a series of short films aboutContinue reading “The Evergreen State College – PART THREE: The Hunted Individual”

Postmodernism Destroyed His Church (Rod Dreher)

In this article, non-SBC author Rod Dreher explains, “I received the following e-mail from a reader, in response to my “Race, Identity Politics, and Evangelicalism” post. He gives me permission to use it, so long as I keep his name out of it. There’s a lot to think about here. By publishing it, I’m notContinue reading “Postmodernism Destroyed His Church (Rod Dreher)”

The Evergreen State College – PART TWO: Teaching to Transgress

WARNING: The following film is from a non-SBC, non-Christian source and contains obscene language and disturbing scenes, but is provided here as an important piece of the social justice and Critical Theory/Critical Race Theory discussion. __________ According to the video description, this is, “Part two of a three-part series of short films about Bret WeinsteinContinue reading “The Evergreen State College – PART TWO: Teaching to Transgress”