In a context of confusion and flashy journalism, rigour becomes a precious value.
Francis’ masterpiece turns fifty-years old.
Where Christian love and pagan love go separate ways.
The Bible gives us extensive guidance on how his heart functions, but there are many situations where we will also need that extra dimension of Spirit leading to help us apply the Bible to our current situation.
In search of authenticity (5). Schaeffer taught me how to mourn for the world, instead of judging it. He was a man of God who served as a prophet for his generation, which he understood so well.
In search of authenticity (4): Schaeffer was looking for the human contact that might reopen the discussion that the debate had closed.
In search of authenticity (3): Francis Schaeffer’s interest was not so much to win arguments, but to win people.
The first of a series of articles on Schaeffer’s legacy and on the challenge he still poses to the world today.
Rereading Schaeffer some thirty years later seems eerily prophetic.
It is one thing is to work together on areas of common concern in society, e.g. the promotion of Judeo-Christian values in society; it is an altogether different issue to engage in common mission and evangelism.