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Marty Foord has contributed 5 articles

Tom Wright’s Gospel - Simply Emphasis (3)

by Marty Foord

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Tom Wright’s book Simply Good News is insightful, and challenging. However, there is a worrying imbalance in what he presents and neglects. The word “grace” appears once in the book about the Gospel. Wright talks much about God’s love, but does not help us to see the true heights of God’s love by showing us the depths of Christ’s atoning death.

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Tom Wright’s Gospel - Simply Emphasis (2)

by Marty Foord

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Tom Wright's "Simply Good News" has much that is excellent: the treatment of gospel as announcement and narrative; the accentuation of the resurrection. But Wright's failure to identify the central problem of humanity (God's wrath) affects his presentation of the gospel in vital areas

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The Problem with Target Audience Churches

by Marty Foord

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Our world is wracked by rivalries arising from ethnic, cultural, sporting, and status differences. These enmities often boil over into violence, war, and human oppression. But the one place on earth where such divisions should not be found is the Church. Christ can have no rivals.

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