Confidence in our Place in Church History: Video

This is the newest class video in our confident evangelism course – a dovetail to last week’s class on Roman Catholicism. Oftentimes it feels like evangelicalism is the new kid on the block in church history, but the best of our tradition is the tradition of the ancient church – and this should inform our confidence in evangelism. Enjoy.

Matt Chandler – The Explicit Gospel: Saturday Theovideo

Matt Chandler, Pastor of The Village Church in Dallas, Texas, is a gospel-centered and passionate preacher of the Word of God. While I have been seriously disappointed in some of the associations in the Evangelical world that Matt has chosen to keep, his gospel preaching has remained strong. This video is his topical presentation for the release of his book The Explicit Gospel, Crossway 2012.

This is the raw rebuke of American Evangelicalism that is needed. The gospel of Christ is being forgotten and buried under a mound of moralism, self-righteousness, and even post-modern autonomy. Pastor Chandler does a great job of engaging his listeners, and relating to the young adult crowd who has mostly left the Christian church in America. I would take issue with certain terms that Matt uses, but overall he always hits the bullseye. Check this out, and share with a friend.

Grace to you,

-Justin