On the surface, most churches look the same. Inside, they are full of genuinely nice people. However, if you aren't careful, you could be in a Fundagelical church and not even know it. It may take you weeks or even months before you realize that something seems off. Christian terminology you grew up with take … Continue reading The Top Five Signs You Might Be Attending a Fundagelical Church
This is the last in my series answering the critiques of Progressive churches. The Fundagelical author from Crosswalk.com has presented "5 signs your church might be heading towards Progressive Christianity." The first four were: Progressives have a lowered view of the Bible.Feelings are emphasized over facts.Essential Christian doctrines are open for reinterpretation.Historic terms are redefined. … Continue reading Are progressive churches too lovey-dovey?
Growing up as a Fundagelical, I was taught that there was absolute truth and my pastor and church were in possession of that truth. Our car bumpers, Bible covers, and other Jesus junk were emblazoned with the saying "The Bible says it; I believe it; that settles it." Disagreeing with the doctrine handed down to … Continue reading Are Progressives redefining theology?
I'm continuing my series on the "dangers" of Progressive churches. The Fundagelical website crosswalk.com has created a list of five warning signs that your church might be getting progressive. I've covered the first two signs here and here, and today we look at the third sign. To quote Crosswalk, Essential Christian doctrines are open for … Continue reading Are Progressive churches heretical?
My last post dealt with the "dangers" of progressive churches. Fundagelicals don't like Progressives because their questions undermine Fundagelical's absolute authority and that is seen as a threat to their power. How do you spot a Progressive church and avoid getting sucked into it? Well according to the website the second danger sign is "Feelings … Continue reading Are Progressive churches too touchy-feely?
Fundagelicals are absolutely apoplectic about progressive churches. Nasty progressives are teaching such un-Christian things like how we should love our neighbors; the Bible must be interpreted in context; and worse, Leviticus isn't a guide book on morality. I've noticed an increase in the number of articles published on how to spot, with the intention to … Continue reading How to spot a progressive church.