Hip Christianity

Yesterday’s post on Brett McCracken’s Wall Street Journal article created some good conversations both online and off. These got me thinking about the question of relevance, or appeal to contemporary culture. What I found missing in McCracken’s assessment of current movements, as he dismissed them all as being beholden to contemporary culture in a manner […]

“The Gospel”

The idea that, when reading Romans, one must choose whether Romans 1-4, 5-8, or 9-11 represents “the gospel” results from a basic misunderstanding of what “the gospel” is. “The gospel” is the Christ event itself: the good news that the crucified Christ is the resurrected Lord over all. It is only when one makes the […]