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Tuesday, Apr. 29, 2014
The Bible clearly commands us to change our sinful ways but also makes clear that we must rely on God's strength to do so. »
Tuesday, Apr. 8, 2014
Hebrew Roots (or Hebraic Roots, Jewish Roots) is a diverse, global religious movement with no central leadership and no ecclesiastical structure. Consequently it includes many variations and gradations of teachings and practices -- ranging from orthodox to heretical.
The movement nevertheless has one common emphasis: to restore the 'Jewishness of Christianity.' And it has one common characteristic: it departs from orthodox, biblical Christianity. »
Monday, Feb. 17, 2014
False prophet Bob Jones, the most controversial of the controversial 'Kansas City Prophets,' has died.
Supported by such men as Rick Joyner, Mike Bickle and Bill Johson, Jones was a prominent figure in the New Apostolic Reformation -- a heterodox movement in Protestant Christianity »
Sunday, Dec. 8, 2013
A highly acclaimed biography of L. Ron Hubbard, exposing both his lies and those of the church of Scientology about his live, will be reprinted soon.
Throughout its history the Church of Scientology has not only failed to denounce and disavow Hubbard's fantasies, but has itself greatly contributed to the body of fiction surrounding its founder. »
Friday, Dec. 6, 2013
Lust for a feeling of spiritual superiority can be exploited by dishonest or abusive leaders. »
Tuesday, Sep. 24, 2013
Updated: Learn more about al-Shabaab, the Somalia-based Islamist terrorist group behind the September, 2013, attack on a shopping mall in Nairobi, Kenya. »
Tuesday, Sep. 17, 2013
God TV, an international 'christian' TV network that broadcasts from Jerusalem, is like a copy-cat version of the Trinity Broadcasting Network
, which is notorious for broadcasting countless preachers and teachers whose teachings and practices range from aberrant
Monday, Sep. 16, 2013
Having been recently asked about what I may have written on the subject of the Word-Faith movement, I replied largely by giving what I consider the best resources for understanding and responding to the movement. I have reproduced that reply in this article. »
Sunday, Aug. 18, 2013
Both relativists and Antinomians will specifically speak against some things as wrong. It seems they only object when issues related to sexual morality are openly addressed. »
Tuesday, Aug. 13, 2013
Misrepresenting the meaning of the original languages of Scripture is one of the easiest ways to mislead those with little if any training in those languages.Even if one Is not a scholar trained in biblical languages, however, there are simple ways to test what is being alleged about the Greek or Hebrew. »
Thursday, Aug. 8, 2013
Submission to leadership is conditional. If a leader is leading well we should follow. Even if they diverge from the path just a bit we should be respectful, but we must always reserve the right to respectfully disagree if they say or do things we think are not in harmony with Scripture. »
Tuesday, Jul. 30, 2013
The absurdities we see in the avant garde will eventually lead to serious social and religious consequences. »
Thursday, Jul. 11, 2013
When we evangelize, we convert individuals from the world. When we secularize, we let ourselves become converted to the ways of the world. »
Wednesday, Jul. 10, 2013
When someone tells you, "God is bigger than doctrine," it is a good indicator that they are about to assert something that contradicts His truth. »
Thursday, Jul. 4, 2013
Recently I was asked about my thoughts on the difference between cataphatic and apophatic theology. I expressed serious concerns about the way apophatic theology has often been presented. »