From the May/June, 2013 issue of Touchstone
The Pharmakon Athanasias by S. M. Hutchens

The Pharmakon Athanasias

S. M. Hutchens on Worshiping the Lord Without Lying About the Faith

I just received in the mail a glossy, color flyer for a startup megachurch wannabe in our area. It assures the reader "no church experience required," and is emblazoned with photographs of happy, active young people, including the pastor, in blue jeans and t-shirt, along with his cute little wife, similarly attired. "Remember when you were a kid and you had to take medicine that tasted really awful?" the flyer intones. "Even if somebody said it was good for you, didn't you just hate it? CHURCH SHOULDN'T BE LIKE THAT!" The messag . . .


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