Sunday, December 25, 2011


I am convinced that we need to take an offensive position in regard to the Gospel. While it is not wrong to speak of us as defenders of the faith, I think the word defender has taken us down a less than ideal path. Perhaps we should say offenders of the faith?

J. Gresham Machen wrote in Christianity and Liberalism:
... the most fundamental difference between liberalism and Christianity—liberalism is altogether in the imperative mood, while Christianity begins with a triumphant indicative; liberalism appeals to man’s will, while Christianity announces, first, a gracious act of God.
I think that's worth proclaim, not just defending ...

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