How Pop-Evangelicals Undermine God in Sanctification

9 11 2006

tire-slash1.jpgI have found that I have personally become quite exercised about some of the various methods and practices that are employed within the popular American evangelical community. Sometimes I have, through introspection, wondered if my offense was based upon my preference and these evangelicals’ divergent view of ministry. In other words, I wondered if my issue was chiefly my offense or God’s.

So in effort to have clean hands, a clear conscience and pure motives I examined this, and tried to understand what in the world contemporary evangelicalism is doing. And you know what? I’m offended. But now more than ever I feel that my offense is rooted in the attack upon God’s method for accomplishing his own end.

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The Enemy Within Conference Audio

17 10 2006


The audio for this weekend’s conference at Omaha Bible Church is now available. Kris served us well in explaining mortification (how to biblically put sin to death) and exhorting us unto its regular practice. The audio is well worth your time.

Props to Tony Reinke for taking the pics (see here for more)

Great John Piper sermon

16 08 2006

Following John Piper’s return from sabbatical two weeks ago (080606) he preached this message on Luke 18.

Piper passionately takes aim at the increasingly popular trend in evangelicalism to abandon the necessity of the righteousness of Christ. He concludes that if you abandon Christ’s righteousness and truly believe this theology then you are going to hell. I highly recommend that you listen.

This is a passionate and biblical sermon from a guy who loves Jesus and his cross work. It sounds like Piper has been holding his breath for 10 weeks only to exhale during the sermon.

A couple of great sound bytes:

“You must read the gospels backwards”

“Every command of Jesus has blood all over it”

“That ought to scare the hell out of you…literally!”