Like, un-cool, man

Anyone remember Barbara Mandrell singing “I was country when country wasn’t cool”? I’ve thought of that song quite a bit lately, but I have my own version: “I was a Calvinist when Calvinism wasn’t cool.” Seems that these days Calvinism, especially the “New Calvinists” variety, is, like, way cool!

I guess it’s okay to be cool. I wouldn’t know. But the attraction of hip, cool, shock-jock preachers worries me. Thankfully, I’m not the only one concerned. Con Campbell, one of those exceptionally bright chaps from Australia, is also uneasy with this trend. Here are his musings. And hey, what’s cooler than an Australian accent?

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