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Christianity Today and the Insider Movement

Feb. 19, 2013By: Darren CarlsonAuthor Bio

The latest issue of Christianity Today had several articles on the insider movement. It is a typical CT coverage with pros and cons and then the editors taking the middle ground. I honestly can’t remember one time they have never not taken the middle ground!

Kevin DeYoung has offered probably the best response. He posits three questions from an interview with a Muslim follower of Jesus and then raises these three concerns:

  1. There seems to be a naïve view of culture.
  2. There seems to be an overly casual attitude toward theological truth.
  3. There seems to be an implicit understanding that the Holy Spirit will do what human teachers don’t.

The article is worth your consideration!

Darren Carlson is the Founder and President of Training Leaders International.  As President, Darren oversees the general direction of the ministry and serves as an advocate for pastors with little access to formal training and thoughtful cross-cultural theological engagement. You can connect with him on Facebook and Twitter

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