The Daily Discovery (January 4, 2017)

Landon ChapmanThe Daily Discovery0 Comments

ARTICLES I LIKE FROM AROUND THE WEB: (Click title to go to full article) Evangelicals should be deeply troubled by Donald Trump’s attempt to mainstream heresy – “Donald Trump’s upcoming inauguration will include Paula White and possibly other members of his inner circle, Darrell Scott, ‘Apostle’ Wayne T. Jackson and Mark Burns. They’re all televangelists who hail from the ‘prosperity gospel’ camp. They advocate a brand of Pentecostal Christianity known as Word of Faith. Inaugurations are always curious rituals of American civil religion. It would not be surprising to see a non-Christian religious leader participating. But what’s problematic for me as an evangelical is how Trump’s ceremony is helping to mainstream this heretical movement.” Christian Celebrity Culture and Shot Glass … 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