I am pleased to announce my new book has just been released: The Ten Commandments of Progressive of Christianity (Cruciform Press, 2019).
As most readers will know, I did a blog series on this theme a couple of years ago. Tim Challies, who runs Cruciform Press, approached me about expanding the material into a small, introductory book, in hopes of getting the content into the hands of more people. Cruciform Press has done a good job publishing solid, accessible books by authors like John Piper, Tony Reinke, Joel Beeke, Jerry Bridges, and others.
The fact that the book was essentially released over the Christmas season is fitting, I suppose, because it’s during that time of year that people get a heavy dose of progressive Christianity. This term (defined more in the book) captures a version of Christianity where we are told that people are inherently good, Christ is not a savior but a moral example, doctrine and theology are the problem not the solution, this life matters more than the next, and that our highest calling is to just be a good person.
Essentially, it’s the gospel according to Santa Claus. [Read more…]