The real danger to traditional Christianity is not from without, but from within its own ranks. Millions of professing Christians have conformed to the world and have been taken in "through philosophy" and "the tradition of men" and are "not after Christ." (Col. 2:8) Not that this is anything new. The attempt to blend Christianity with paganism has been going on since the days of the early church. And here we are 2 millennia later, still fighting some of the same battles.
One of the major problems Christendom is combating is pagan spirituality. The pace at which unbiblical pagan beliefs are seeping into evangelical churches is dramatically quickening. Many of the orthodoxy have been sounding the alarm, but few have been listening.
Liberalism, with its false social justice gospel, has also reared its ugly head in the Church of Jesus Christ. The liberal "social justice Christian" sees traditionalists as out of touch with the times. Their clarion call is: The Church must change! The next generation of Purpose Driven pastor's accuse traditionalists who speak out against change agents of being "haters." Purpose Driven/charismatic pastor Steven Furtick rapped his disdain for outspoken traditionalists in Hey Haters.
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"Fall back! It's a new day!" he rebuked. The orthodoxy's "day is done." They are "haters...nit-pickers...black and white...full of opinions, low on the Spirit." Steven seemed angry, even, well, low on the Spirit. I saw no love emanating from this pastor's eyes, what I saw was arrogance. Read more: http://www.renewamerica.com/columns/mwest/110318
The low-information evangelical (LIE) by Marsha West - One Way Jesus
Recognizing Syncretism by Josh Toupos - Amos 3:7
Confronting Neopaganism in the Culture and in the Church - One Way Jesus