The latest 9Marks eJournal is on the relationship between church and parachurch, the dangers and benefits of the parachurch, and related issues. Articles and contributors below:

Getting a Vision for the Parachurch

Helping Church and Parachurch Work Together

Print Friendly
View Comments

Comments:


3 thoughts on “Church and Parachurch”

  1. Truth Unites... and Divides says:

    Jonathan Leeman: “Imagine what the evangelical landscape would look like if local churches did more to correct sin.”

    I can also imagine the huge outcries of judgmentalism and legalism levied against the attempts to correct sin also.

    Instead of imagining, look at liberal “mainline” Protestantism and its manifest failures to call sin, sin; let alone correcting sin.

  2. Truth Unites... and Divides says:

    Is a purportedly Christian University or Christian College a parachurch ministry?

    Jonathan Leeman: “Imagine what the evangelical landscape would look like if local churches did more to correct sin.”

    Look at this news article (The Mormons are putting Christians to shame): BYU Dismisses Player From Basketball Team for Having Premarital Sex

    “The sophomore reportedly told BYU school officials Monday about having sex with his girlfriend.

    He was dismissed from the team for the rest of the season Tuesday while his situation was being reviewed by the Honor Code Office. He has been allowed to stay in school for now.

    Students at BYU were disappointed in the outcome, but said the school did the right thing.

    “It’s really a bummer, but I think its good for the university to hold up their standards and their rules,” sophomore Justin Calvert told MyFoxUtah.com.

    BYU’s honor code consists of living a “chaste and virtuous life” and abstaining from premarital sex.”

Comments are closed.

Justin Taylor


Justin Taylor is senior vice president and publisher for books at Crossway and blogs at Between Two Worlds. You can follow him on Twitter.

Justin Taylor's Books