In the last few weeks a bit of a debate has kicked off here in Sydney over the difficult question of domestic violence (“DV”) and our response as evangelicals, and particularly as Sydney Anglicans, to it. It all began with an article by journalist Julia Baird in the smh, “Submission is a fraught mixed message […]
Theopedia helpfully describes the Word of Faith movement with it’s attendant Prosperity Gospel: The Word of Faith movement or word-faith theology developed in the latter half of the 20th century in mainly Pentecostal andCharismatic churches. Its beginnings trace back to an early twentieth century evangelical pastor, E.W. Kenyon (1867-1948), who preached that God would award financial and other gifts if the faithful […]
I’m not sure I’d tick every single box that Piper has here but there’s no doubting the force of what he says. Well said, Piper.
Oxygen Day 2 from Sydneyanglicans.net on Vimeo. One thing is becoming increasingly clear to me as I attend Oxygen – God has been very, very good to us in giving us men like John Piper and John Lennox. Piper's 2 talks today were astoundingly brilliant. Again, there were individual elements that left me unpersuaded but the […]
Have just spent the first day at Oxygen, a great big conference here in Sydney for pastors and others in ministry. Here's what the great and the good of Sydney evangelicalism/Anglicanism (and some squit at the end) thought about it… Oxygen Day 1 from Sydneyanglicans.net on Vimeo. The day started with John Piper setting out […]