Interview with… Dr. James Boice

Thursday, 16 Aug 2007

There is an enormous pressure to do away with theology...The tendency today is to say that people cannot follow it, so we will have a religion that does not mean anything. But if we are not talking about anything more significant than how to feel good or how to raise your children, then Christianity is just another self-help fad and it will pass away as all fads do.
MR: Today the prevailing view is that church is boring and irrelevant. Would you be so kind as to address this?Dr. Boice: Yes, that is the prevailing view and I think it has a lot of justification. I am in a lot of churches that I find boring and irrelevant. How do you get a church to not be boring and irrelevant? Do you just hire a band to make church fun? In such a case, church might cease to be boring, but it would not become relevant. And in order to make ...

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