If you think I’m wrong, I don’t really care. But you need to listen to this.
If you have ever called me nuts, bitter, annoying, arrogant, immature, a bad testimony, ignorant, too smart for my own good, reading too much, or reading too little, you’re probably right. But you still need to listen to this.
If you just wish I’d shut up already, I hate to disappoint you. So instead, listen to this.
If you’ve blocked me on Facebook, I understand. I really do. But you still need to listen to this.
If you’ve ever attended a Bill Gothard Seminar, you so need to listen to this.
If you’ve ever been told that as a believer that you have no “rights” and you believed that lie, please, please listen to this.
If you’ve ever attended Bob Jones University, you need to listen to this. Or any other institution that calls itself “fundamental.” Or even “Evangelical,” for that matter.
If you are currently working for Bob Jones University, you’re gearing up for another year in a few. And you really need to listen to this. Really. Especially you. I’m worried about you. Listen during In-service prep or while you’re waiting for your advisees to arrive.
If you think I’m on to something, I probably don’t have to convince you. But you need to listen to this too.
It’s a Steve Brown seminary lecture on the 12 prisons we Christians put ourselves in. You can get it on iTunes to download it to your mp3 player or you can listen online at The Gospel Coalition. Especially 8, 9, 10, and 11.
It’s startling. And you need to be startled. For the Lord’s sake, we all need to be startled.