What’s fact? Pilate famously missed that he was standing earlier than Reality himself when he requested Jesus that query 2,000 years in the past. And ever since, a lot of the world continues to look in useless for fact aside from the best way and lifetime of Christ. Now we have a cultural disaster of fact. However as fact of the Bible produces knowledge in us, and we stay in submission to God’s actuality, we are able to level the world towards the Supply of all fact.
The Gospel Coalition’s Theological Imaginative and prescient for Ministry was adopted by our Council in 2007. The primary level addresses this “epistemological issue” in our tradition at present. It not solely corrects mistaken views of fact on the planet but additionally pushes again on some mistaken notions within the church. The assertion says that “Christian growth is not simply cognitive information transfer.” But typically that’s the discipleship plan our church buildings appear to convey in preaching and Bible research. There’s steadiness to be present in seeing fact not solely as one thing to be studied and taught but additionally as one thing to be obeyed. We aren’t solely hearers of the Phrase however doers additionally (James 1:22).
For the primary in a sequence of podcast conversations about our Theological Imaginative and prescient for Ministry, I talked with TGC president Don Carson. I requested him about our cultural disaster of fact and extra typically concerning the position of theological imaginative and prescient within the church and TGC.
Hearken to this episode of The Gospel Coalition Podcast.
- TGC Basis Paperwork
- Carson: Can We Be Certain of Our Interpretation?
- Tips on how to Speak to Individuals Who Don’t Imagine in Reality