Church Planting = Evangelism

Via Just Pastors, CT article–Go and Plant Churches of All Peoples: Crusades and personal witnessing are no longer the cutting edge of evangelism. Crusades haven’t disappeared, and churches still teach personal witness. But today, church planting is the default mode for evangelism. Go to any evangelical denomination, ask them what they are doing to grow,…

“Seeking a Sanctuary”

In a recent comment, Ryan Bell mentioned the chapter on women in Seeking a Sanctuary: Seventh-day Adventism and the American Dream, by Malcolm Bull and Keith Lockhart (recently reviewed by Gary Land). I don’t have the new edition, so can only comment on the 1989 original edition (Harper & Row). Bell had noted their take…

The Morality of Congress

In a Senate hearing, General Peter Pace reiterated his conviction that homosexual acts are immoral, and reminding the senators that the UCMJ prohibits them and adultery. Some jeered. Senator Harkin suggested the UCMJ be changed.