“Recovering” Part 4 – Whose Fault Is It?

In our first post we talked about why an entire generation of young people (or at least a representative majority) just isn’t interested in playing ball with the status quo.  Then we talked about the fundamental problems with “fundamental” churches – it’s not simply that they’re swapping their hymnals for bouncing balls on the projector […]

“Recovering” Part 3 – The Price of a Book

It likely seems unfair to the dedicated reader that this author would promise a series of posts dealing with the “Recovering Fundamentalists”, yet after two long articles (read Part 1 here, and Part 2 here), nothing has been said against that movement.  We probably won’t get to them in this post, either, just to give […]

“Recovering” Part 2 – The Endless Cycle

Read part 1 Read part 3 Man, Movement, Machine, Monument, Mess Since the rise of modern Independent Baptist Fundamentalism (the “IFB” movement) starting arguably with J. Frank Norris, which incorporated the emotionalism and manipulative revivalist tactics of Charles Finney with the pragmatism of the modern American mentality, the body of Christ at large and the […]

“Recovering” Part 1 – Meet the Millennials

Over the last few years there has been a significant movement to rethink “fundamentalism,” a term often applied to churches that would qualify to be listed in our database here at KJV Churches.  Largely driven by younger believers, mostly Millennials, this movement has questioned many of the positions and attitudes held by a number of […]