What Is Truth? Truth must not only be known, but also lived
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The Bible in the Postmodern Age
For Christians to understand their times, it is important to understand the history of ideas that shapes their culture. This article looks at premodernism, modernism, postmodernism.
Challenges to the Gospel in a Secular World
Post-Christianity, pluralism and postmodernism are some of the challenges facing the church as she finds herself in a secularised society. This article argues that the church can face these challenges with the gospel. It defines the gospel and shows how the church can communicate it to the world.
What Is Truth? (On the Nature and Importance of Truth Today)
If truth is what corresponds to reality, what should be the Christian answer to the claims of postmodernism, relativism, and pragmatism?
Ministry Is Stranger Than It Used to Be: The Challenge of Postmodernism
What challenges has postmodernism brought to the church and the ministry? Understanding the features that characterize postmodernism can help the church realize its impact. This article looks at six characteristics of postmodernism and its challenge to Christian ministry.
The Secularization of the West and the Rise of a New Morality
How did we come to embrace secularism and sexual revolution as part of our culture? This article looks at the development from modernism to postmodernism and the impact they had on the nature of authority and morality.
Postmodernism's Impact on Popular Culture
This article details some of the features of postmodernism, which in many ways is a reaction to modernism. It describes how postmodernism impacts the communication of the gospel, and ends with a call for the church to discern the spirits.
Christian Education, Worldviews, and Postmodernity's Challenge
This article reflects on the call for a distinct Christian education in twentieth-century Western culture of advanced epistemological decay. Particular attention is given to postmodernism's tendency to define meaning and purpose on an individual basis and not as things relate to any universal.
The Impact of Postmodern Thinking on Evangelical Hermeneutics
The authors reflect upon the context of postmodernism in which the church finds itself and the impact it has on both an evangelical understanding of the authority of Scripture and a hermeneutic that allows believers to understand and apply God's Word to different aspects of the Christian faith and life.
Insights from Postmodernism's Emphasis on Interpretive Communities in the Interpretation of Romans 7
The rise of postmodernism has helped to regain an appreciation for the corporate dimension of the self and the influence of one's group or interpretive community on the interpretive process. This is a reaction to modernism's radical individualism and lack of emphasis on group identities. This essay wants to apply some of the postmodern emphasis to the interpretation of Romans 7.
Church Controversies and the Culture Gap
The shift from modernism to postmodernism has created a culture gap. This article shows how this culture gap is affecting the life of the church and how it can be addressed.
Confounding the Postmodern Mind
The author discusses the difficulties brought to the church in North America by both modernism and postmodernism. While the fundamentalists did well to stand well against modernists, the subsequent generation of fundamentalists and evangelical fundamentalists are giving in to the persuasions of postmodernism in very subtle ways. This has negatively affected the effectiveness of the gospel they preach.
Missions: Understanding Our Times
Relevance of 'Calvinism' for the Church Growth and Expansion in the Modern World
While the climax of wisdom is found in Christ, the climax of folly is found in postmodernism, for it is a fool who denies that God exists.
Postmodernity, the Emergent Church, and the Reformation
The Emergent Church arose out of a desire to meet the challenge of postmodernism. This article discusses the Emergent Church in light of church history.
Celebrating the Death of Meaning
This article looks at postmodernism and its emphasis on the meaninglessness of life. THe concept of death challenges this ideology, and shows that the secular world longs for meaning in life.
Derrida, Van Til and the Metaphysics of Postmodernism
Loking at the philosophy of Jacques Derrida and linking it to postmodernism, this article shows that the struggle of postmodernism is not that of epistemology, but that of ontology and metaphysics. The author discusses Derrida's struggle with phenomenology and logocentrism, and points to Van Til as the answer to Derrida's criticism.
Relevant Gospel Contours For Ministry To Students In A Postmodern Context
Postmodernism has had an effect on youth ministry. The author of this article calls for new ways of reaching out to young people and of doing youth ministry. The focus of this article is on the concepts of individuality and community, death of absolute truth and metanarrative, and how the church can counter this in youth ministry.
A Re-Presentation Of Reformed Theology
Showing that the classical apologetic method of presenting the gospel to unbelievers cannot be relevant anymore, this article calls for a new way of presenting the gospel in our postmodern age. Postmodernism, with its unbelief in absolute truth and stress of subjectivism, presents the church with new challenges to doing evangelism.
Cultural Barriers to Preaching
Postmodern Apologetics & Evangelism
Postmodernism and the Question of Truth
The Facts Don't Matter!
This article is about postmodernism, all the choices we have today, consumerism, and secular influences on the church.