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… Continue reading They Like Jesus (But Not the Church)

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… Continue reading The Courage to be Protestant