Pastor Andy Stanley is defending his approach to preaching amid questions from prominent evangelical leaders who contend his methods undermine the Bible's authority and pave the way for unbelief.
In a lengthy article in Outreach magazine on Friday, the pastor of North Point Community Church in Alpharetta, Georgia, responds to his critics and affirms that he believes in biblical inerrancy. What he is doing, he argues, is changing the angle from which he speaks to more effectively engage a post-Christian society, particularly millennials who have left the Church.
Controversy arose in light of Stanley's recent sermon series wherein he argued that because increasing numbers of people in the United States do not lend credence to the Bible, Christians should dispense with the "because the Bible told me so" rationale for believing its truth claims. more >>
Things are getting so crazy these days that it's not just religious conservatives who are pushing back against the PC madness. Even Hollywood liberals are speaking out.
But first, the latest example of PC insanity.
At the prestigious Duke University campus, where in-state tuition is close to $50,000, "The Duke Men's Project, launched this month and hosted by the campus Women's Center, offers a nine-week program for 'male-identified' students that discusses male privilege, patriarchy, 'the language of dominance,' rape culture, pornography, machismo and other topics." more >>
Has the left finally found a religion it can defend wholeheartedly in Satanism? Because of the pro-Islamic actions of some schools, someone could have easily guessed it was Islam.
Coming soon to a school in the Skagit Valley of the state of Washington — a Satan Club? Writing for www.goskagit.com (9/22/16), Kera Wanielista pens, "A so-called 'After School Satan Club' proposed by the Satanic Temple of Seattle to be held at Centennial Elementary School should be allowed to proceed, an attorney hired to represent the Mount Vernon School District said."
Understandably, many parents are very upset and disappointed with the decision. more >>
A recently closed Halloween-themed attraction that was opposed by Kay Warren, wife of Saddleback Church Pastor Rick Warren, and others for stigmatizing people who live with mental illness is garnering new support in the form of an online petition calling for its reopening.
Earlier this week, it was announced that FearVR was going to be closed by the Buena Park, California-based Knott's Berry Farm in response to outcry over its portrayal of a character suffering from mental illness.
An advocate for those with mental illness, Kay Warren was part of the successful effort to close down the Knotts Berry Farm attraction known as FearVR. more >>
The University of Michigan is implementing a choose your own pronouns policy, having formed a so-called Pronoun Committee consisting of university staff from several campuses who've agreed to use gender-neutral words to identify students who don't want to be identified as either male or female.
In a memo obtained by the Detroit Free Press, Provost Martha Pollack and Vice President for Student Life Royster Harper thanked 11 faculty and administrators who have worked for the past year to formulate a process to ensure that students could select the pronouns by which they wsnted to be addressed.
One such pronoun students may opt for is "ze." more >>
Do you need to lock your doors and windows at night because a homosexual predator is coming after your kids? That is absolutely not what I mean when I say that LGBT activists are coming for your children.
I'm talking about educators and government leaders; I'm talking about celebrities and judges; I'm talking about people of influence who want to indoctrinate your children even before they get to school.
I'm talking about an all-out war for the minds and hearts of your kids. more >>