They Like Jesus (But Not the Church)

This is an interesting book.  Dan Kimball, pastor of Vintage Faith Church in Santa Cruz, California has spent a lot of time talking to younger people about religion and Jesus; the book They Like Jesus is the outcome of those discussions.  This in and of itself makes for fascinating reading.  Of course most of the …

The Courage to be Protestant

I just finished this hearty workout by David Wells: The Courage to be Protestant (Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 2008).  He sets the evangelical American church on the table poking it, prodding it, and pondering why it is in the sad shape it finds itself in today: a doctrinal vacuum where people want a spiritual fix their …

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