Who would’ve thought that one of the greatest teachers of 2017 would’ve been the ghost of a pointy-eared little green alien. I highly doubt Rian Johnson was thinking about how to turn Yoda into a preacher when writing the script for Star Wars: The Last Jedi.
English minister and writer Abraham Booth is most likely not very well-known amongst the average reader. Active in ministry and authorship during the 1700s, Booth became known as a Baptist apologist for his defense, examination, and explanation of many of the Baptist distinctives called into question during his day.
One of the longest standing debates among evangelicals remains that over the so-called “social gospel.” That is, the largely Protestant movement that sought to apply biblical principles and ethics in order to solve the world’s gravest of social scandals, such as race, poverty, alcoholism, education, and environmental issues, to name a few.