Russell Moore, president of the Southern Baptist Convention's Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission, has responded to John MacArthur's recent claims that evangelicals' embrace of social justice is a threat to the Gospel.
At the Museum of the Bible in Washington, DC, they have a display of many burned Bibles. This is the book that, down through the centuries, has been burned more than any other. Ironically, that even happened sometimes at the hand of church officials. Now there are reports out of China of Bibles being burned.
In the years after Jesus was crucified at Calvary, the story of his life, death and resurrection was not immediately written down. The experiences of disciples like Matthew and John would have been told and retold at many dinner tables and firesides, perhaps for decades, before anyone recorded them for posterity.