Daily Archives: December 15, 2011
Over the past few years Evangelicalism has witnessed some dramatic shifts. Some have begun to imagine a Evangelicalism rebuilt from the deconstructed remnants of an older vision, while others have retuned to the roots of their traditions and found new hope and energy there.
In this week’s giveaway, Don’t Stop Believing, Mike Wittmer warns that Evangelicals who reject the narrow fundamentalism of previous generations are in danger of over-correction, while those clinging to it are in danger of missing the full picture of the Christian faith and the mission of the Church.
While Wittmer applauds a renewed focus on right practice and concern for social issues, he also insists that this must be coupled with right belief and an emphasis on the core doctrines of our faith. Don’t Stop Believing addresses some of Evangelicalisms most pressing questions, such as: Must you believe something to be saved? Does the kingdom of God include non-Christians? And, is hell for real and forever?
These are big questions. Hard questions. Questions that often divide Christians. But throughout each chapter Wittmer demonstrates why no one wins when left and right push each other to extremes, because what is needed is a third way where love meets belief.
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