Linkathon 5/19, part 2
Bill Kinnon: “Scripture speaks of plurality of leadership. Jesus calls that leadership to a radical understanding of the nature of that leadership – where the last are first and the first, last. The Western Christian fiction of the visionary CEO-style church leader who is the one who “hears from God” and the “sheep” then follow him is not supported in the New Testament.”
Ted R. and Patrick Kyle on the (mostly) well-received “satirical” video from North Point Church said to be poking fun at its own tribe, the attractional church. Fresh, critical takes amidst a sea of platitudes….
Gene Vieth, on former Congressman Mark Souder’s resignation over an affair: “That these two, both of whom are married, started their cheating while exercising their religiosity at a Christian radio station and while making videos on Christian sexual morality is just too much.”
Jim Hamilton: “The next issue of The Southern Baptist Journal of Theology 14.1 (2010) is soon to be released. The issue is on eschatology, and you can see the Table of Contents here. SBJT has generously made available what looks to be the most important essay in this issue: Peter J. Gentry, “Daniel’s Seventy Weeks and the New Exodus,” SBJT 14.1 (2010): 26–45.
John Bohannon, a Virginia pastor, wrote an ebook available for free download from The Resurgence titled Preaching and the Emerging Church, examining the preaching of Dan Kimball, Mark Driscoll, Brian McLaren and Doug Pagitt (HT: Kimball)