By that I don't mean he goes around quoting proof texts from Matthew 24 or Revelation out of context and claiming the world will end in three to five years. That's not prophecy, that's stupidity, and best left to the moron fringe.
No, prophetic in the sense of stating unpleasant truths. For example:
The scandal of the Evangelical mind is that degrees, books, papers, and other marks of prestige are valued–provided you come to predetermined conclusions.
Ain't that the truth. In a nutshell... apologetics. A Christian committed to the apologetic enterprise has already prostituted their conscience by surrendering to the fear of truth.
Evangelicalism is not fundamentally an intellectual organism but an apologetic one.
Read the whole article here.