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Is the Megachurch the New Liberalism?posted on May 3, 2012
Writing in The Christian Post, Al Mohler, president of Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, warns megachurches may be housing a new, gospel-denying “liberalism” within a Christian façade. “The current cultural context creates barriers to the Gospel even as it offers temptations,” Mohler writes. “One of those temptations is to use the argument that our message has to change in order to reach people.” He argues that to focus more on gaining members than preaching Christ’s gospel allows for the acceptance of lifestyles and ideologies known to be antithetical to Biblical teachings (e.g. “the normalization of homosexuality”).