Divided Christ Theology

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 acceptedContinue reading “Divided Christ Theology”

Christian Moralistic, Therapeutic Deism

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 ofContinue reading “Christian Moralistic, Therapeutic Deism”

Modern Day Heresy

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 meContinue reading “Modern Day Heresy”

Regarding Philosophy, or The Depths of the Depraved Mind

“Do you fancy yourself a philosopher?”  I remember being asked that by a friend at the University of South Florida’s Tampa campus.  At the time I simply answered yes.  It was a time of walking in my own understanding, a time when I chose to back away from my clear calling into ministry in generalContinue reading “Regarding Philosophy, or The Depths of the Depraved Mind”