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Clerical errors

Religion | Church leaders respond to pastors and priests turning away from Scripture
by Jamie Dean
Posted 7/20/17, 12:57 am

During a June gathering in an Illinois chapel, a Nigerian archbishop and a group of North American Anglicans consecrated a British missionary to serve churches facing an erosion of Biblically orthodox teaching in Scotland.

Sounds complicated?

Consider it a summer tableau of the ongoing battle to maintain basic Christian teaching, as some churches around the world continue to embrace perilous compromise on issues of marriage and sexuality.

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Associated Press/Photo by Ross D. Franklin

Southern Baptists on Wednesday approved a resolution condemning the “alt-right” white supremacy movement as “antithetical to the gospel of Jesus Christ.” The resolution won nearly unanimous support after a tumultuous 24 hours of debate among delegates to the denomination’s annual convention and the wider evangelical community. The furor started Tuesday when the resolutions committee declined to forward to delegates a measure submitted by Cornerstone Baptist Church pastor Dwight McKissic.

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Battering the gates

Q&A | Christians are not called to run to the hills
by Marvin Olasky
Posted 4/27/17, 04:07 pm

Trevin Wax is a Gospel Coalition blogger and the author of a new book, This Is Our Time: Everyday Myths in Light of the Gospel. Here are edited excerpts of a March interview in front of students at Patrick Henry College. (For more from this interview, see “Millennial mission” and “Preaching to millennials.”)

Many Christians say we’re headed for trouble and hard times. How should we react?

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