Her prophets are fickle, treacherous men; her priests profane what is holy; they do violence to the law. (Zephaniah 3:4)

Jay Bakker Does A Little Preaching Via Twitter

Apprising Ministries has told you e.g. in Jay Bakker Reflects The Sad Condition Of The Visible Church that gay-affirming “pastor” Jay Bakker heads up a rather rapscallion, and largely Biblically illiterate, bunch in the sinfully ecumenical neo-liberal cult of the Emerging Church who’ve crowned themselves Outlaw Preachers.

Bakker’s appearance at that lastest apostasia-palooza of the Emergent Church, the recently concluded Big Tent Christianity: Being and Becoming the Church (BTC), was his coming out party in the EC as BTC featured a veritable who’s who of heresy including the unholy Emergent Church trinity of apostates, Living Spiritual Teacher and EC guru Brian McLaren, universalist EC pastor Doug Pagitt, and his friend Tony Jones, the progressive “theologian in residence” at Pagitt’s Emergent Solomon’s Porch.

Now that the upgraded Emerging Church 2.0 has its new postmodern form of “big tent” Progressive Christianity—a Liberalism 2.0—sometimes referred to as Emergence Christianity in place Bakker, who shouldn’t even be teaching Sunday School—let alone pastoring a church—is tip of the spear for the coming EC advance of their pro-gay agenda to convince your young evangelicals that the deviant and sinful lifestyle of having sexual relations with another of the same sex, i.e homosexuality, is a viable one for the regenerated Christian. 

Bakker’s last sermon, the abysmal Fundamentalism, Our Holy House of Cards, clearly shows he has little grasp of what fundamentalism is, and essentially he merely exegetes portions of the book The Courage to Be by uber-liberal theologian Paul Tillich (1886-1965); a man whose “life-long goal was to reconcile modern philosophical movements with the Christian faith.”[1] Here’s where I’ll give you proper perspective as to the theological poison Bakker was dispensing to whatever sheep may have been among the goat herd he heads at RevolutionNYC.

I bring your attention to the following prophetic words from Dr. Walter Martin (1928-1989), the original “Bible Answer Man” and author of the classic textbook The Kingdom of the Cults, excerpted from his lecture on The Cult of Liberalism circa 1985:

The reigning school of American theologians has progressed from bad to worse. We only have to deal with Harry Emerson Fosdick in the 1920s; but then, it accelerated to Edwin Lewis, Nels F.S. Ferre, Reinhold Niebuhr, and on from Niebuhr to Paul Tillich, and crowned in Rudolph Bultmann. Not one single one of those men believed the historic doctrines of the Christian faith; but they were all the leading theologians of America.

British theology was corrupted by German theology; by Friedrich Schleiermacher, Albrecht Ritschl, David Strauss. Finally [it moved] to the United States in Walter Rauschenbusch; and from there to Harry Emerson Fosdick, Nels Ferre, Reinhold Niebuhr, Paul Tillich, Rudolph Bultmann—and the school that’s emerging from them today. Where do you think we got the “God is dead theology” from? From historic Christianity; from Christian seminaries?

You did not. You got it from a good, solid Baptist theological seminary known as Colgate-Rochester in New York, which was absolutely orthodox and which sold out to liberalism. And when it did, they embraced the theology of Paul Tillich and ended up with—God is dead. It was called at the time, “the gospel of Christian atheism.” Did you ever heard such linguistic nonsense in your life? The gospel of Christian atheism, T.J. Altizer, Emory University.[2]

Wonderful legacy Tillich left, eh. Jay Bakker occasionally preaches to his followers on Twitter, as well as at his “critics”…um, which in reality would basically comprise…well, me. Today Bakker would tweet to his folks:

(Online source)

Hmm, let’s see; just prior to that in The Courage to Be Tillich had pointed out that, “A cynic today is not the same person as the Greeks meant by the term.” You see, says Tillich, for them “the cynic was a critic of contemporary culture on the basis of reason and natural law”; in other words the cynic was “a revolutionary rationalist.” Tillich then tells us:

Modern cynics are not ready to follow anybody. They have no belief in reason, no criterion for truth, no set of values, no anwer to the question of meaning. Thry try to undermine every norm put before them. Their courage is expressed not creatively but in their form of life. They courageously reject any solution which would deprive them of the freedom of rejecting whatever they want to reject.[3]

I’d say this describes well these “know-it-all” spiritual thirteen-year-olds in the Emerging Church like Jay Bakker currently constructing their own synthetic world-views within their big tent of postmodern progressive Christianity; and who are essentially saying: “I can believe whatever I want want to about God, and you can’t stop me!” I would now amend Tillich’s statement as follows:

The apostates are lonely although they need a “conversation” as company in order to share their heresy and loneliness.

I’m just sayin’. By the way, those men referenced above by Dr. Martin are the major theologians of what was also known at the time as modern theology; such as these infected the professors who would then, in turn, infect the leaders today within this Emerging Church. And in addition, you’ll also see below the methodology these vipers used in order to take over the now mortally wounded mainline denominations.

So, if you really want to know the truth about the theological poison, which is even now seeping into the veins of the mainstream evangelical camp through apostates like Jay Bakker, then listen to Dr. Martin. And if not; well then, just go right on ahead and be of good cheer; because you my friend just might have actually qualified yourself to become a leader within apostatizing evanjellyfish:

There is a progression that takes place in liberal theology: It begins with a corrupt bibliology, a corrupt view of the nature and the inspiration of Scripture. They have a corrupt theology because once you are picking and choosing from the Bible what you want, your theology has to suffer from it, because your human reason is corrupt… every major theological seminary that has turned from orthodox Christianity began with disbelief of Biblical doctrine. There wasn’t a single exception.

This corrupt Bibliology then lead them to the next step. Their theology began to be touched by it, their view of the Cross, the Virgin Birth were both immediately questioned; then came the miracles of Christ… And finally they had emptied the Gospel of all its content; they were simply using the outward shell so that they go on collecting money from the people and the churches; because they knew that if the people in the pew knew that they were apostate, they’d throw them out. So the strategy was hang on to the trust funds; hang on to the money we’ve got; hang on the properties we control, and we will gradually educate the laymen into this new approach to theology.

And then finally we will take control of everything. The gradual process of feeding you theological poison until you become immunized enough so that you don’t know what’s happening to you. And when you wake up to what’s happening to you, it’s too late they’ve got everything. That is not a baseless charge, I stand prepared to prove that the Cult of Liberal Theology in the United States has deliberately and consistently followed this methodology to entrap, control and dominate the denominations and the churches of the United States and our educational institutions.[4]


[1] http://www.tameri.com/csw/exist/tillich.shtml, accessed 9/15/10.

[2] Walter Martin, The Cult of Liberalism, CD Rom, available from Walter Martin Religious InfoNet.

[3] Paul Tillich, The Courage to Be [New Haven: Yale University Press, 2000], 150, 151.

[4] Walter Martin, op. cit.

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