December 7, 2013

What We've Learned Lately About Evangelical Ecclesiology (Luthermatic)

My friend Martin over in the UK just posted some astute observations:
What We've Learned Lately About Evangelical Ecclesiology (Luthermatic)
In the last few weeks we have witnessed another scandal upsetting the apple cart in mainstream evangelicalism. Without commenting on that directly, I thought I would highlight what this latest incident reveals about the kind of ecclesiology in vogue among modern evangelicals and their celebrity pastors:
He then has a list of observations, which he elaborates on.  But here for a teaser is the list itself:
1. It is virulently anti-democratic.
2. Silence.
3. Lack of accountability.
4. Higher standards.
Read more of this excellent article at Luthermatic.