Tullian Tchvidijian's vocabulary, if not his theology, is definitely not in line with the typical understanding of total depravity. We'll begin by explaining that, and then comparing Tchvidjian's teaching.
Robert Reymond's definition of total depravity is typical:
Both because of original sin and their own acts of sin, all mankind, ...
Tullian, in his blog, mentions that over the past several years he felt the messaging of the Gospel Coalition had changed (he used the word "morphed") to the point where he was finding himself for drawn to Liberate's specific message, also saying that
"So, now is the right time to pull the trigger. In fact, it's probably over due.
It was also noted that ...
From the introduction to Tullian's book:
The unintended consequence of this push [for a more radical expression of Christianity], however, is that if we're not careful, we
can give people the impression that Christianity is first and foremost
about the sacrifice we make for Jesus rather than the sacrifice Jesus
made for us; our performance for him rather ...
The proximate cause appears to be a falling out over allegations of a sexual abuse coverup, which Tchividjian blogged about publically.
According to Christianity Today, Maheny was accused of covering up sexual abuse, and Tchividjian couldn't associate himself with that.:
Mahaney resigned from The Gospel Coalition (TGC) last weekend in the wake of the ...