“As Christians, our primary allegiance is to God and His Word, regardless of how countercultural or unpopular that may be. The Scriptures are not mere optional extras or decorative embellishments to the Christian faith, but its vital heartbeat, the only means by which we know and love Christ.”
(The Dissenter) In the vast and varied expanse of the religious landscape, a disquieting trend has emerged in the Evangelical world: an unsettling departure from the bedrock of their faith, the Scriptures. Through the lens of this unsettling narrative, Andy Stanley, a renowned evangelical pastor, emerges as a notable example. Known for his controversial ideas, Stanley propounds teachings that send tremors across the theological divide, implying a shift away from scriptural fidelity.
Stanley, a quasi-Evangelical titan, stirs the waters with his repeated assault on the Scriptures and his disregard for the Old Testament altogether. His view boils down to the notion that the Christian faith can—and does—exist independently of the accuracy of the Bible sparking a blaze of controversy and prompting a fervent defense by a waning handful of conservatives on the central role of Scriptures in Christian life.
CRN’s homepage contains a list of professing Christians to keep an eye on. Scroll down to WARNING. The list contains many people you’ll want to mark and avoid as per Rom 16:17-18 such as Andy Stanley