Shallow Teaching in the Church

There is a book by A. W. Tozer called The Pursuit of God and in a chapter he spoke on shallow logic. This book was written years ago and yet it was as if he wrote it with today in mind. Influence is the power someone has over another. The influence of others has the power to effect us.

Effect – bring to pass, accomplish
Shallow – lacking depth of character, intellect, or meaning; superficial
Logic – (art) of reasoning, way of reasoning whether correct or incorrect (yourdictionary.com)

The church today, for the most part, has departed from the purpose God intended, which is to preach the message that came from the lips of Jesus Christ. Today the church is influenced by those who preach and teach shallow logic. That is, the message of man’s wisdom and philosophy. This is the message of gratifying self… [read more]

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