Fine-Sounding Arguments: How Wrongly ‘Engaging the Culture’ Adjusts the Gospel (Session IV)
What does it look like to engage and embrace culture? What are the terms and objectives of engagement? If one is set out to engage the culture, without careful biblical thought, one will likely see the gospel adjusted. As one is consumed in embodying the gospel itself, the Christian will engage culture in a Christ centered way.
Thabiti Anyabwile is the pastor of Anacostia River Church in Washington, D.C. Prior to that, Thabiti served as the pastor of First Baptist Church of Grand Cayman for seven years. He is a native of Lexington, North Carolina. Thabiti holds B.S. and M.S. degrees in psychology from North Carolina State University. He is the author of Captivated: Beholding the Mystery of Jesus’ Death and Resurrection, The Gospel for Muslims: An Encouragement to Share Christ with Confidence, The Decline of African-American Theology, The Life of God in the soul of the Church, Finding Faithful Elders & Deacons, and What is a Healthy Church Member?. He is the happy husband of Kristie and the adoring father of three children. A former high school basketball coach and bookstore owner, he enjoys preaching, reading, sports, and watching sci-fi films.