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.
Lust for a feeling of spiritual superiority can be exploited by dishonest or abusive leaders.
Updated: Learn more about al-Shabaab, the Somalia-based Islamist terrorist group behind the September, 2013, attack on a shopping mall in Nairobi, Kenya.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
The absurdities we see in the avant garde will eventually lead to serious social and religious consequences.
When we evangelize, we convert individuals from the world. When we secularize, we let ourselves become converted to the ways of the world.
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.
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.
Theologians are divided on whether the word "paradox" should be used in connection with Christian teaching, and the issues involved are important ones that encompass more than mere disputation about words. I say there are no real paradoxes in Scripture.
Princianism is a blend of semi-Calvinism, New Thought, Quietism, and Sandemanianism that falls outside the boundaries of biblical and historic orthodoxy.
Billed as an exercise practice, Falun Gong is in essence a quasi-religious movement that engages in occult practices.
We provide an overview, as well as links to research resources.