I saw the post from Joe Carter and the Gospel Coalition floating around Facebook and finally took a gander at it. The title was: How to Change Your Mind, and Mr. Carter opened with these words:
The beginning of a New Year is an an excellent time to try something new. As you make your list of resolutions and goals I want to recommend adding a simple four step process that could transform your life by, quite literally, changing your mind.
Sorry, but that put me off from the get go. It’s not the making of resolutions, or reading the Bible, as he is advocating. It’s his sales pitch. Whenever I hear of programs, or ministries, or other things put forth that can transform your life, and change your mind, I get very skeptical about those putting them forth because they are promising us what only the gospel can do.