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Reply to Calvin Hodge There is more than me, and more than Free Presbyterians, who have their concerns about Tim Keller.
Here is a link to someone who is not a Free Presbyterian who details more fully the errors of Tim Keller: http://www.newcalvinist.com/tim-kellers-false-gospel.
Neither is it anywhere near accurate, even as a generalisation to describe the FPC as being "more of an independent fundamentalist church than a Calvinist one‚Ä¶"!
Not entirely fair While this was a methodical, researched sermon I fear it was too sweeping in its criticism. As the preacher stated, there is a broad array of ministers that fall within this "New Calvinism" bucket but the minister tarred them all with the same brush. Mark Driscoll is certainly controversial and I am uncomfrtable with some of what he does but I feel the preacher here was too critical of the likes of Tim Keller. The interview that Keller gave with Martin Bashir was not a great one (Rev McClung mentioned it, although I think it was not fully reflective of how Keller preaches). I have heard hundreds of Keller sermons and I think more broadly Keller has been used by God in New York City and beyond to serve God and is faithful to the Gospel. Not everyone adheres to the narrowness of Ulster Free Presbyterianism (which is far from perfect either - and more of an independent fundamentalist church than a Calvinist one, if we are in the business of making sweeping generalisations).
Great love. Without the sovereign work of the Holy Spirit in illuminating and regenerating me (and us), I would have (and we all would have) the same attitude toward Christ. Praise God for His love!
Great salvation. Blessed salvation in the death of Christ! He dies so that he should be free and saved for eternity! Blessed wisdom of God, that He should justify sinners, and be a just God and Judge!