Coming This Fall: Reforming or Conforming?

Thanks to Gary Johnson and Ron Gleason for their editorial work. David Wells wrote the foreword. Contributors include Paul Helm, Paul Wells, R. Scott Clark, John Bolt, Jeffrey Waddington, Paul Kjoss Helseth, and Martin Downes (HT: Martin Downes). Crossway says that this . . . Continue reading →

It's In the Bookstore: Reforming or Conforming: Postconservative Evangelicals and the Emerging Church

Edited by Gary Johnson and Ron Gleason, Reforming or Conforming contains essays on on Scripture (Paul Wells, and John Bolt), on John Franke’s use of postmodernism in theology (Paul Helm), on Brian McLaren’s relation to boundaries (Scott Clark), on Princeton and reason (Paul . . . Continue reading →

A Partim…Partim Response to Zerochurch

From the main page at Zerochurch: “We have a talk, but no preaching. We have an offering, but not for us, for the poor and oppressed. We have a warm community, but don’t care a lot about formal membership We have a . . . Continue reading →

On Being Truly Postmodern

There is a good deal of talk in contemporary evangelicalism about the rise, nature, and effect of so-called “postmodernism,” a movement in architecture, literature, philosophy, and religion associated with a circle of French writers such as Michel Foucault and Jacques Derrida. In . . . Continue reading →

The Next Big Church Thing

One of the hottest restaurants in my hometown of Chicago is Next. Chef Grant Achatz’s first restaurant, Alinea, has three Michelin stars and is regarded as one of the best restaurants in the world. Achatz wanted his second restaurant, Next, to be . . . Continue reading →