A Brief Critique of the Social Gospel

"Billy Sunday," George Wesley Bellows, lithograph, Indianapolis Museum of Art.

Social Gospel in American Religion : A History (Paperback) (Christopher H. Evans)

Social Gospel in American Religion : A History (Paperback) (Christopher H. Evans)

Seeking God's Kingdom : The Nonconformist Social Gospel in Wales 1906-39 (Paperback) (Robert Pope)

Seeking God's Kingdom : The Nonconformist Social Gospel in Wales 1906-39 (Paperback) (Robert Pope)

1. If your church begins to fudge on matters of orthodoxy, placing cultural relevance or social gospel initiatives above sound doctrine and biblical authority, look for another church. Sometimes a church outright embraces heresy and it is loud and clear, but more often the march away from orthodoxy is a slow and hard-to-discern series of small compromises. If you see your church headed in that direction and your alarm bells go unheeded, get out sooner rather than later.

1. If your church begins to fudge on matters of orthodoxy, placing cultural relevance or social gospel initiatives above sound doctrine and biblical authority, look for another church. Sometimes a church outright embraces heresy and it is loud and clear, but more often the march away from orthodoxy is a slow and hard-to-discern series of small compromises. If you see your church headed in that direction and your alarm bells go unheeded, get out sooner rather than later.

CHARLES SHELDON SOCIAL GOSPEL AUTHOR MINISTER ORIGINAL AUTOGRAPH SIGNATURE 1910

Charles sheldon social gospel author minister original autograph signature 1910

Social Gospel, Signature

Wallis, the one-time Students for a Democratic Society leader, is now ...evangelical "useful idiot" defending Communists and Socialists band of Social Gospel aka...

Wallis, the one-time Students for a Democratic Society leader, is now ...evangelical "useful idiot" defending Communists and Socialists band of Social Gospel aka...

"Obama: Social Gospel? I say Not Really" by Scot McKnight

Obama: Social Gospel? I say Not Really

Scot McKnight is a recognized authority on the New Testament, early Christianity, and the historical Jesus.

The Gospel according to Obama - CNN's Belief Blog. Fascinating piece on Christianity, Obama, the religious right and the Social Gospel.

The Gospel according to Obama

By John Blake, CNN President Barack Obama was sharing a pulpit one day with a conservative Christian leader when a revealing exchange took place.

Wallis, the one-time Students for a Democratic Society leader, is now ...evangelical "useful idiot" defending Communists and Socialists band of Social Gospel aka...

Wallis, the one-time Students for a Democratic Society leader, is now ...evangelical "useful idiot" defending Communists and Socialists band of Social Gospel aka...

The Ram's Horn, "an interdenominational social gospel magazine", was published in Chicago, Illinois, during the 1890s and the early years of the twentieth century

The Ram's Horn, "an interdenominational social gospel magazine", was published in Chicago, Illinois, during the and the early years of the twentieth century

Keywords/Places/People: Social Gospel, Settlement Houses, Woman Suffrage, End of Child Labor, Anti-Trust Legislation, End to white slavery, prostit...

Progressive Era-Roots of Progressivism

Keywords/Places/People: Social Gospel, Settlement Houses, Woman Suffrage, End of Child Labor, Anti-Trust Legislation, End to white slavery, prostit...

The Purpose Driven lie, its social gospel, interfaith spiritual pluralism, repentance-free gospel, and psychologized soothsaying replaced biblical exposition.

More on The Purpose Driven Lie Ten Years Later

The 19th-century social gospel, which emphasized how Jesus’ ethical teachings could address poverty and inequality, continues to live on in the activism of the religious left.

The social gospel, which emphasized how Jesus’ ethical teachings could address poverty and inequality, continues to live on in the activism of the religious left.

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