The average church going Mennonite probably won’t know this, but just over one year ago John Ortberg spoke to a record crowd of 550 pastors and lay leaders last February 25 at Fresno Pacific University’s Central Valley Ministry Forum. Sponsors were KDUV-FM, the Pacific District Conference of Mennonite Brethren Churches, Growing Healthy Churches, and MB Biblical Seminary. (See Grace will fill the gap in people’s lives: Ortberg–2010 Ministry Forum attracts record crowd.)
Here is why some light needs to be shed on the subject:
John Ortberg Promotes Contemplative Spirituality
John Ortberg Quotes Thomas Merton
Ortberg Writes for Monvee
John Ortberg promotes Enchantment
Book Review, The Life You’ve Always Wanted, Spiritual Disciplines for Ordinary People by John Ortberg (NEW)
Oh Mennonites, why do you sponsor such men? Why do you sell John Ortberg’s books on your websites and promote them to your members? Where is your discernment?