The tragic Ravi Zacharias story
Friends, it usually takes me quite a while to process before I’m ready to comment on a horrific story.
Many others have already written, and written well, about the fall of Ravi Zacharias from his high standing in the Christian world. But for those of us who have been paying attention in the last 3 years or so, this latest revelation was a surprise not in fact, but rather in scope.
That is, I was knocked back by the vast numbers of women that Zacharias was preying on.
So then, as the report is released and some post it on social media, predictably others want to have none of it.
I understand. Zacharias was highly respected and trusted by many. (So much so that he and his family became millionaires on the donations of the faithful who thought they were giving to help the Word of God go out around the world.) Continue reading ““We Are Just as Vulnerable”: A Response to The Gospel Coalition”
Someone asked me,
When the Bible talks about wolves in sheep’s clothing, is that referring to a common occurrence? That in our everyday churches, there would be people there who may be well respected but are there to deceive and destroy?
How does one recognize a vicious wolf, if he looks like a harmless sheep? Continue reading “Are Wolves Proliferating in the Churches?”
It was a few weeks ago now that TGC posted the article “The Most Important Time to Go to Church.” The most important time to go to church, according to the TGC author, is when you don’t want to, because “covenant commitments” are made for the hard times, not the good times.
https://heresthejoy.com/2019/03/you-should-come-to-church-to-give-and-not-to-get/Here is the article. On Facebook it was Liked or Loved almost 2000 times and was shared almost 1000 times. So it appears that the conservative evangelical world thought well of it. Continue reading “The Most Important Time to Stop Going to Your Church: A Response to the Gospel Coalition”