God Complex Radio is back in action. We have a lot of wonderful guests coming up, including Tony Kriz, Grace Ji-Sun Kim, and Jason Byassee. While our Producer, Rob Dyer, is busy mixing up those episodes, you can listen to my interview with Brian McLaren.
I’ve been an appreciative reader, even a fan, of Brian McLaren since reading his 1998 book, The Church on the Other Side. McLaren helped me understand the emerging postmodern world and its implications for the church.
Author-pastor Brian McLaren, recently listed by Time magazine as one of the country’s most influential evangelicals, was removed as a scheduled speaker by a Kentucky (Southern) Baptist evangelism conference after a review of his book A Generous Orthodoxy and his statements on salvation.
Brian McLaren’s two most important books—A New Kind of Christian and the recent A Generous Orthodoxy—both open by raising the specter of an evangelical pastor leaving the ministry or the church altogether.