This is the sequel to Gary Gilley’s first book, This Little Church Went To Market. I’ve met Gary and have observed that his heart and life are consistent with the words of these books. This second book does three things: It reviews postmodernism and shows its continuing influence on our lives; it presents a scriptural view of what the church needs to be in our age; and it applies these things to a growing Mysticism and an Emergent church movement. The two chapters on “The Challenge of Mysticism” are worth the price of the book. These were informative and almost startling when applied to the contemporary church and those who are having an enormous effect on it. I appreciated the footnoting and documentation.
Who Needs The Local Church?July 2, 2017
This is a day of convenience, quick on-line shopping, and instant everything. It is almost possible for a person to live one’s whole life without leaving the house. If someone can arrange to work from home, the rest is easy. You can do all of your banking online, shop for almost anything and have it […]
Local Churches and Their PastorsOctober 29, 2016
The month of October afforded me a number of opportunities to fellowship with local church pastors from various states and even countries. Though I have written on the local church a lot this year, I want to relate the blessing that I received from my fellowship with these men and also to enhance our appreciation […]
The Local Church of RevelationOctober 1, 2016
All conservative scholars agree that Revelation is the last book to be added to the canon of sixty six inspired books and that the apostle John is the author. John is given his three-fold division of the book as, “the things which thou hast seen, and the things which are, and the things which shall […]