The Daily Discovery (May 12, 2016)

Landon ChapmanThe Daily Discovery0 Comments

ARTICLES I LIKE FROM AROUND THE WEB: (Click title to go to full article) Why won’t pastor Steven Furtick answer tough questions about his ministry? – “Too bad Robin Leach is a wobbly 74-years-old retiree. He would have had a field day profiling Steven Furtick on ‘Lifestyles of the Rich and Famous.’ Furtick is pastor of Elevation Church, a mega-church in Charlotte, North Carolina with a weekly attendance in the neighborhood of 20,000, whose ministry has generated much controversy in recent years. His publicist approached me about doing an email interview about his recent book, but Furtick, Inc. put the kibosh on the interview when I asked about these scandals. As it turns out, this is the modus operandi for Furtick, who has remained mostly mum as scandals … Read More

The Art of Social Media Escape: Jefferson Bethke Endorses God-Hating Macklemore

Landon ChapmanChristianity59 Comments

Titus 2:11–14 [ESV]  For the grace of God has appeared, bringing salvation for all people, training us to renounce ungodliness and worldly passions, and to live self-controlled, upright, and godly lives in the present age, waiting for our blessed hope, the appearing of the glory of our great God and Savior Jesus Christ, who gave himself for us to redeem us from all lawlessness and to purify for himself a people for his own possession who are zealous for good works. eaders and celebrity Christians in American Evangelicalism have found themselves in quite a quandary.  While they realize the need to actively participate in the social media world to reach their followers, in doing so they open themselves up to … Read More