Donald Miller was at the epicenter of a tremor this week. His blog post on Monday about church sent shock waves through out the Internet. If you have not read it, you can find it here. I thought about writing a post but so many have responded, I decided to post some of the links I enjoyed. Happy reading.
Mike Cosper writes “Donald Miller and the Culture of Contemporary Worship”
So yes, I think Miller needs to be challenged and corrected. But I also think his comments reveal the tragic lack of spiritual formation in many of our churches today.
Stephen Miller “The Church Needs You- What Donald Miller Got Wrong”
Our God is a wise Father who knows what is best for his children. He has commanded us in his perfect word to gather as the church to sing praises to him not because he needs it, but because we need it.
Jonathan Leeman “Dear Donald Miller”
And here’s where the rubber meets the road: I don’t know how we can say we love and belong to the church without loving and belonging to a church…
Denny Burk “Donald Miller’s Prescription for Spiritual Suicide”
I don’t know what else to say except that this is profoundly disappointing. Not only that, it’s also dangerous. It’s a recipe for spiritual suicide. I am not denying that people have different learning styles. I am denying that different learning styles in any way trump what God has said to us about His church.