Best of the Rest w/e 8 Mar 2013
Nick McDonald suggests twelve ways to preach like Rob Bell without being a heretic.
“If the church is hypocritical about sex, the media are hypocritical about hypocrisy” wrote Tom Wright in The Guardian on Wednesday.
The Baptist Union of Churches, the Methodist Church, the Church of Scotland and the United Reformed Church released a challenging report on ‘The Lies we Tell Ourselves’ about poverty. “Part of our calling as Christians,” they state in the Executive Summary, “is to seek after truth, and that means facing up to our own blindness as well as calling others to account.” Amen.
Mike Horton on Benedict XVI, and the state of modern Catholicism. Important stuff.
Roger Olson on “What is Authority?” Great insights from a Baptist perspective.
And because it wouldn’t be Friday without a Doug Wilson classic: here he is giving the Huffington Post a slap so hard you can hear it from Eastbourne. Bombastic and witty.