Andy Stanley is easily one of the top five most influential pastors in America, and maybe top 2-3.
They love, hurt, have daily challenges and struggles, and strive to be the best they can be.
) Chris Rosebrough has sounded the alarm for Christians to watch out for Andy Stanley’s latest dangerous teachings.
It’s no secret that pastors around the country duplicate Stanley’s sermons and series, and there have been documented cases of pastors plagiarizing Stanley word-for-word.
Thousands and thousands of pastors around America and around the world look to Stanley as a leader and follow his teaching and methods.
Many people questioned at the time if Stanley was signaling his approval of gay Christianity – the idea that a person can be actively involved in a homosexual relationship and a Christian.
When I first read about what Stanley was teaching in the Brand: New series I thought he was going to come out as gay affirming.
He defines the Temple Model as being controlled by sacred places, sacred texts, sacred men, and sincere followers.
His definition of the true Jesus religion comes from half a verse in Galatians.
As Chris Rosebrough pointed out, nothing could have been further from the truth. Below the sermon review is a good article expressing and addressing the issues with Andy Stanley’s teaching.