In 1993, Os Guinness wrote a wonderful little book (See here) entitled, “Dining with the Devil.” The sub-title, was: “The Megachurch Movement Flirts with Modernity.” Guinness pointed out how the megachurch movement was borrowing tools, insights, and strategies from the modern management/business and marketing world to “reach” people. It was a sort of Babylonian captivity. […]
In a previous post (here), I asserted that FG people are more modern than they realize. One reader responded: “…As a Catholic working in an evangelical institution, I can see this very clearly, but I’d love to know more about what underpins it, aside from what looks like a need for certainty, being told what […]
Unfundamentalist has published a submitted essay. Please find it here.
After Las Vegas, I certainly didn’t think it would be this soon we would see another event like it–like the one in Sutherland Springs Texas. Did I think we would see that type event again? Yes. I just didn’t think it would be this soon. And these will keep happening. Why? I’m sure for many […]
I know we are a few days past the 500-year anniversary of the Reformation; I’ve been reading and processing the many things written noting the milestone. I find myself still at a loss. If you had asked me 10 or 15 years ago what I thought about the Reformation, I would have answered in the […]
Just to clarify something. When I say I no longer inhabit the FG narrative, it is not to say I don’t still have friends and even family who still do. Since I came from that world, grew up in it, I of course still have many ties and links to those in that world. I […]