Les is a pastor at Cairns Community Church. He travels and speaks around Australia as well as overseas. He was a missionary in PNG for several years and continues to visit regularly to help churches and Christians over there.
This link is to an essay, being a response by John MacArthur to the Church Growth Movement. You might be best to read John MacArthur’s address to better understand my “pushback” against some of his ideas. It is apparent that John MacArthur’s address was the opening address at something similar to a Grace Church Impact conference. It is probable that later addresses at the conference picked up on John MacArthur’s themes and defined them for the audience. However, we don’t have the benefit of further definition given that this address is undated and is released on John MacArthur’s website without comment. My concern is that the John MacArthur response to the issues he addressed are part of the overall ethos of the John MacArthur movement and particularly the Shepherd... Read more