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Shame on Challies.

Truth in Grace

I have never been what you could call a “big fan” of Tim Challies but I’ve never been able to put my finger on exactly why . . . that was until now, when I was recently made aware of a review he wrote concerning the film Divided.

Inaccurate. Distorted. Inflammatory. These are some of the words that come to mind that describe Challies’ review of the film.

I wouldn’t necessarily expect a favorable endorsement of Divided by a man who sends his own kids to the Canadian government schools to be educated, but his full frontal assault of the film was a little over the top. To say that Challies has a beef with the family-integrated model of church worship is a grave understatement.

Youth ministry proponents may disagree with the concept of families worshipping together during church services, and they may be oblivious (willfully or otherwise) to…

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2 thoughts on “Shame on Challies.

  1. I also have a problem with how Tim Challies glosses over unchastity. In one of his posts he automatically assumes that engaged Christian couples have had sexual dalliances with more than one partner. As a 44 year old virgin I have a real problem with that! And yes, I have been engaged too.

    1. Thank you for your comment. I assume he’s guessing that a lot of folks are coming out of the world. Thankfully we still have people, like you and my oldest son, who haven’t gone there.

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