Author: Greg Forster

A Kingdom Graceful for Love, Part II

By Greg Forster: part ten of a series. In my last post I talked about how the underlying theology of accommodation paradigm churches leads to pseudo-pragmatism. Here are three specific ways accommodation paradigm churches can overcome this: The Past: One of the clearest identifying marks of the three paradigms is how they think about the American experiment in freedom and…

A Kingdom Pure for Love, Part II

By Greg Forster: part seven of a series. In my last post I talked about how the underlying theology of fortification paradigm churches leads to cultural puritanism. Here are three specific ways fortification paradigm churches can overcome this: The Past: Where dominance paradigm churches overestimate both the moral and religious integrity of the American experiment, fortification churches tend to underestimate…

A Kingdom Pure

By Greg Forster; part five of a series. “Three years ago, when I first came to this church, I didn’t have a job. I lived off my girlfriend. I spent all my time sitting on the couch, eating junk food and watching porn – and that was my life. Today I have a job, I’m supporting myself, I don’t do that other…