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The Tragedy of Compromise

by Ernest Pickering

Notes

1Newsweek, "A Time to Seek," 17 December 1990. back to article

2George Barna, The Frog in the Kettle, p. 123. back to article

3George Barna, User Friendly Churches, p. 64. back to article

4Bill Hull, "Is the Church Growth Movement Really Working?" Power Religion, p. 146. back to article

5Robert Schuller, Self-Esteem: The New Reformation, p.12. back to article

6Gregory Lewis, Is God for Sale? p. 16. back to article

7Donald Bloesch, The Future of Evangelical Christianity, p. 100. back to article

8Hull, p. 144 back to article

9Tom Nettles, "A Better Way: Church Growth Through Revival and Reformation," Power Religion, p. 183. back to article

10John MacArthur, Our Sufficiency in Christ, p. 31. back to article

11Michael Scott Horton, Made in America, pp. 87-88. back to article

12"Mighty Fortresses: Megachurches Strive to Be All Things to All Parishioners," Wall Street Journal, 13 May 1991. back to article

13Ibid. back to article

14Ibid. back to article

15Ibid. back to article

16Ibid. back to article

17Peter Savage, "The Church and Evangelism" in The New Face of Evangelism, edited by C. Rene Padilla, p. 108. back to article

18Michael Scott Horton, "The Subject of Contemporary Relevance," Power Religion, p. 333. back to article

19Hull, p. 143. back to article

20Os Guiness, The Gravedigger File, pp. 130-33. back to article

21Hull, pp. 141-42. back to article

22Don Matzat, "A Better Way: Christ Is My Worth," Power Religion, p. 253. back to article

23Leith Anderson, A Church for the 21st Century, p. 201. back to article

24Hull, p. 174. back to article

25James Penner, Goliath: The Life of Robert Schuller. back to article

26Matzat, p. 26. back to article

27Christopher Lasch, The Culture of Narcissim, p. 31. back to article

28Edward Welch, "Codependency and the Cult of the Self," Power Religion, p. 226. back to article

29Horton, p. 331. back to article

30Bloesch, p. 147. back to article

31David Powlinson, "Integration or Inundation?" Power Religion, p. 199. back to article

32Anderson, p. 209. back to article

33Ian Murray, David Martyn Lloyd-Jones: The Fight of Faith, p. 667. back to article

34Horton, p. 342. back to article

35Kenneth Myers, All God's Children and Blue Suede Shoes, p. 171. back to article

36Gary McIntosh, "What's in a Name?" The McIntosh Church Growth Network, Vol. 3, No. 5 (May 1991), p. 2. back to article

37MacArthur, pp. 133-34. back to article

38Anderson, p. 21. back to article

39Ibid., p. 32. back to article

40Ibid. back to article

41Ibid., pp. 32-33. back to article

42John R. W. Stott, "Biblical Preaching Is Expository Preaching," Evangelical Roots, edited by Kenneth Kantzer, p. 160. back to article

43Barna, The Frog in the Kettle, p. 121. back to article

44Barna. User Friendly Churches, pp. 23-24. back to article

45Barna, The Frog in the Kettle, p. 133. back to article

46Anderson, pp. 48-49. back to article

47Cited in David Fant, A. W. Tozer: A Twentieth Century Prophet, p. 50. back to article

48Francis Schaeffer, The Great Evangelical Disaster, p. 49. back to article

49Donald Bloesch, "The Challenge Facing the Churches," Christianity Confronts Modernity, p. 208. back to article

 

The Tradedy of Compromise. ByErnest Pickering. ©1994. BJU Press. Reproduction prohibited. This work is available for purchase at the Bob Jones University Campus Store (phone: 1-800-252-1927; web address: www.bju.edu/store.)

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