Tag Archives: Contextualization

Must-see video: Why "Kingdom Circles" teaching is blasphemous

Remember when we first shared that photo of a Saddleback pastor teaching a highly questionable method of evangelizing to other religions? Churches around the world are learning how to blend or sychretize two different faiths, thanks to movements like Jesus in the Qur’an and The Insider Movement.  These folks will often use the so-called “Kingdom […]

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Questions, Questions and more Questions!

On today’s show,what percentage of American Christians will stand with Christ if and when real persecution comes? Would you be among that small percentage, or would you play it safe? As we’ve reported, many Christ followers will go underground to survive. Check out, Christian Churches To Go Underground in America? We’re also covering our list […]

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“Contextualization” of the Gospel – A Free-Falling Catastrophe

“Contextualization” of the Gospel – A Free-Falling Catastrophe

A great article on the dangers of contextualization from Lighthouse Trails Research: November 5th, 2011 |  By Roger Oakland You may not have heard the term before, but contextual theology is a prominent message from the emerging church. In his book, Models of Contextual Theology(1992), Stephen B. Bevans defines contextual theology as: …a way of doing […]

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Explosive church growth: God doing a "new thing?"

Is all growth of God? The seeker-driven model claims that there are four major movements of God in the world today.  Does God give pastors a revelation –a new vision– about how to grow their church with astounding numbers? It is biblical and good to reach out to those who are lost and need Jesus. […]

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Bringing Truth to the Muslim world

Today we’re bringing clarity to Chrislam as well as the methods many Christians use to bring the hope of Jesus Christ to the Muslim world. Christianity is the world’s largest religion, and Islam is 2nd–and growing.  As Christian believers we want to know that Muslims are being reached with the gospel. And there are many […]

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On naming names: Does the local church get a pass?

On naming names: Does the local church get a pass?

People have asked us about why we take the stand that we do, and why we’re not pointing out to people which churches are bringing false teachings into the Body of Christ. How come it is okay to name names when it comes to people like Rob Bell, Rick Warren and others, but the local […]

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Common Ground, Insider Movement, Syncretism

Here is an article from Biblical Missiology explaining the Common Ground/Insider Movement/Camel Method/Jesus in the Qur’an movement. No matter what name it goes by, it is highly controversial and is gaining popularity in the mission field as a way to bring Muslims, Hindus, New Agers, Buddhists, or other non-bleivers into the Kingdom of God WITHOUT […]

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The Contextualization Gospel

Christian are called to bring the Gospel message of Jesus Christ to a world that does not know Him. And we do that in a way that helps other people in other cultures understand who He was, is and will be. In other words, we meet people in the context of who and where they […]

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Muslim Contextualization Models

On today’s show we will begin our discussion on Muslim Contextualization.  We will be discussing levels C1-C6.  For reference please follow below: C1  Christian churches in Muslim countries that exist as “islands”, removed from the culture.  Christians exist as an ethnic/religious minority. C2  Church uses indigenous language, but in all its culture forms is far […]

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