Session 6 of the Modern Day Heresy class marked a kind-of transition. Up to this point the lessons had focused on what I would consider more internal matters starting with how the individual views Christ and what role he holds in the individual's life and progressing to whether the believer actually believes what Jesus says. In session... Continue Reading →
Universalism Pt 2 is the follow up to the Survey of Universalism from the Modern Day Heresy class. This post covers some of the concepts of Hell and what Jesus believed and said about Hell.
To those of you who have been asking about the rest of the Modern Day Heresy notes, I have returned with session 4. Thanks for waiting so patiently as life has been quite hectic as of late and I wanted to make sure I put this together in a way that does justice to the... Continue Reading →
Original Class Date: 17 March 2013 What is Divided Christ Theology Divided Christ Theology is a term adapted from what A.W. Tozer referred to as, "a notable heresy." It's the notion that a Christian can self-identify as a Christian and not conform to the Christian life or mind. Tozer described it as, "The widely accepted... Continue Reading →
Original Class Date: 10 March 2013 What is Moralistic, Therapeutic Deism? The term Christian moralistic, therapeutic deism was coined by Christian Smith and Melinda Lundquist Denton in their book Soul Searching: The Religious and Spiritual Lives of American Teenagers and it is a combination of two concepts. Moralism Moralism is built upon the moral structures of... Continue Reading →
Preface I've been blessed by my church's leadership to teach a Sunday School class over the last eight weeks regarding modern day heresies in which we examined five heresies being promulgated in 21st century American churches. It's been a huge blessing to me as I've prepared the material and several people have spoken to me... Continue Reading →