|The Church's Sickness Unto Death|
Our missional activism threatens to kill us. It doesn’t have to.
In my last few essays (here,here, and here) I’ve been arguing that American Christianity, and evangelical Christianity particularly, thinks about the church in mostly instrumental ways. The church’s core identity is summed up in what it’s called to do, in most cases, one form of mission activity or another. Without denying the urgency to love our neighbors, I’ve been saying that our horizontal concerns for the neighbor have all but eclipsed our passion for God. It’s ...
Wednesday, June 26, 2019
The Church's Sickness Unto Death