Tuesday, January 30, 2007
Cultural Relevance or Biblical Faithfulness?
Yesterday, the Resurgence site posted another great article by Ed Stetzer. Stetzer is quickly growing higher on my "must read" list, and his latest contribution is no exception: "Why is cultural relevance a big deal?" While I do not agree with all of his application, he nails the central point. The following is his introductory note:

The scriptures are relevant to this and every culture. They do not need updating, correcting, or revisioning. On the contrary, what needs revisioning is our understanding and obedience to God's word as we live out His mission in context. When we live a humble orthodoxy and humble missiology, we will be salt and light in contemporary cultureā€”a biblically-faithful, culturally-relevant, counter culture. Here is a brief article I wrote for my friends at Catalyst that might be an encouragement.

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