What makes critics tick?

Perry Noble has revived an old post about why people criticize him. It’s an interesting list, but one that–to our great distress–totally nails PP. Because you have an opinion about something. Actually, his point is that critics don’t have opinions on anything other than Noble. Please understand this…most people do not have the guts to share ...

Who’s playing?

Perry Noble talked up October’s Catalyst conference on his Twitter today, describing it as the Super Bowl of fall conferences. I noticed that the list of speakers includes Rob Bell (and PN). If it’s a Super Bowl, would I be safe to assume that Bell was only invited there to play the part of the losing ...

Bell on the resurrection

Here’s Rob Bell explaining why the resurrection as historical fact is really not necessary (from his Velvet Elvis book, approvingly reproduced by a Bell supporter): it is important to remember that we rarely find these first christians trying to prove that the resurrection actually occurred. for one, a lot of the people who saw jesus ...

Dangerous flirtations with heresy

This retweet from Brad Cooper is giving me heartburn tonight: Acknowledging the historical fact of His resurrection doesn’t save u (James2:9). Being changed by His resurrection does (Rom6) I think more highly of BCoop than some of you might suppose, so seeing him entertain this kind of idea stuns me. The cancer in the modern ...