I recommended the book two years ago.
Now it’s available as a beautiful video in which the author reads the entire book.
My kids love it.
File this under under “the things of earth.”
I don’t do much cooking, but I know how to make delicious popcorn. I’ve done this hundreds of times.
This popcorn is far healthier and tastier than microwave popcorn.
Champ Thornton. The Radical Book for Kids: Exploring the Roots and Shoots of Faith. Greensboro, NC: New Growth, 2016.
My endorsement: “Intriguing + edifying = the kind of book I want my kids reading. This is one of them.”
Albert Mohler became president of The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in February 1993 when he was 33 years old.
Just minutes ago I opened a package from Crossway. Opening it up was an even better experience than opening up an Apple product.
And the product itself blew me away. I knew it would be good, but I didn’t expect it to be that good. It made me audibly gasp, “Wow!” several times.
Here it is:
Here’s what Tim Keller writes in an extended callout in Center Church: Doing Balanced, Gospel-Centered Ministry in Your City (Grand Rapids: Zondervan, 2012), 376–80:
All Christian movements must be based on commonly held biblical truths, and yet they must be characterized by trust and a willingness to unite around central truths and accept differences on secondary matters that—in the view of ministry partners—do not negate our common belief in the biblical gospel. On the one hand, we must realize that if we are going to maintain a healthy movement over time, we have to engage in direct discussion about any doctrinal errors we perceive. On the other hand, we must engage in such a way that we show great respect for the other party and aim to persuade them, not just punish them.
How can this be done? I suggest the following principles for “polemics”—contending over doctrine—that is seasoned in tone and strategy by the gospel itself. As I’ve read a number of respected Christian authors over the years, I have distilled a few “rules of engagement” that I believe can keep us from either avoiding polemics or engaging in it in a spiritually destructive way. [Read more…] about Tim Keller: 6 Principles for How to Argue When You Disagree