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Learning from the Failure of a Leader (Tullian Tchividjian)

By Dr. Roger Fankhauser, FGA President The fallout of Tullian Tchividjian's admission of an "inappropriate relationship" will sweep broadly through the Christian community. First, how does it impact the message of Free Grace? I'll call Tchividjian "Free-Grace-ish," as he seems to have moved substantially towards a free grace position, but may not be fully free-grace. His views recently led to a separation between him and the Gospel Coalition, as explained by Tim Keller and Don Carson: It was obvious to observers that for some time there has been an increasingly strident debate   going on around the issue of sanctification . The differences were doctrinal and probably even more matters of pastoral practice and wisdom. [1] So, reformed theologians already have their eyes on him. As I write this, I have yet to see any article by a prominent reformed writer which connects his fall with "antinomianism" or his free-gr