Archives for tag: The Gospel

J.D. Greear Offers a Gospel-Centered Warning to Young Zealous Theologians

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I’m one of those young evangelicals who talks about the gospel all the time. Though the word gospel is a noun, I frequently use it as an adjective. I’d probably use the word as a verb if I could justify the move linguistically. I’m immensely thankful for the renewed emphasis … Read More »

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The Gospel and Baptist Identity Series

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Over at my personal blog, Christian Thought & Tradition, I recently concluded a nine-part series titled The Gospel and Baptist Identity. In that series, I attempted to offer a constructive proposal about what I think is a healthy way to articulate Baptist identity in the early years of the twenty-first … Read More »

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Trevin Wax’s “Counterfeit Gospels”: A Must-Read Book for Thoughtful Christians

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Here’s a tip: If Trevin Wax writes a book, you’ll find it well worth your time and money to buy the book and read it. Wax is the author of Holy Subversion, a blogger at Kingdom People, and an editor at LifeWay Christian Resources. His most recent publication, Counterfeit Gospels, … Read More »

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What is the Missional Gospel? Part 5: The Evangelical Missional Church

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What is the Missional Gospel? Part 5: The Evangelical Missional Church By Keith Whitfield At a recent conference, Tim Keller addressed the challenges of evangelism in a post-modern context and gave six principles on how to pursue evangelism in this context. The first principle was “Gospel Theologizing,” and what he … Read More »

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A City Within A City: The 20/20 Collegiate Conference at SEBTS

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This coming Friday and Saturday (February 5-6) SEBTS will host its annual 20/20 Collegiate Conference. This year’s theme is A City Within A City: Church, Culture & Counter-Culture. A list of this year’s plenary speakers is below. In addition to the plenary sessions, breakout sessions will be led by SEBTS … Read More »

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A City within a City: Church, Culture, & Counter-Culture

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We at BtT invite you to join us for our February conference, “City within a City: Church, Culture, & Counter-Culture (Feb 5-6, 2010). The conference features five plenary sessions (Danny Akin, Matt Chandler, David Platt, JD Greear, and Clayton King) and 30 breakout sessions (Chandler, Platt, McKinion, Reid, Finn, Ashford, … Read More »

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The Differences Between “Religion” and the Gospel

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Because of the craziness involved with the end of the spring semester followed immediately by a three-week summer class, over the past month or so I have not been as active in my blogging. I hope to start blogging in earnest against next week, when I will share my personal … Read More »

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Panel Discussion on the Generation Gap in the SBC

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This past Wednesday SEBTS hosted a presidential forum on the generation gap in the SBC. The forum took the form of a panel discussion. The participants included Danny Akin, J. D. Greear, David Nelson, and Nathan Finn (all of whom are fellow BtT contributors). The topics discussed included Calvinism, Acts … Read More »

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20/20 Conference, Plenary Session IV: Bill Brown

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Bill begins with a story about the squalor of Calcutta: who takes care of these people? Hindus don’t-this is their lot in life. Muslims don’t-they are the scum of the earth. Only the Christians take care of these people. Bill looks forward to the day when people don’t think of … Read More »

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20/20 Conference, Session III: Mark Driscoll

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Today Mark is picking up where he left off last night: his seventh point. 7. The doxological view of culture Worship is not an event. It includes events, but it is all of life. Worship does not start and stop, like a church service. Worship is not reduced to music, … Read More »

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