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Pope Francis: False Teacher

Over at Challis.com, Tim Challis has been doing a series on historical and notable false teachers. Some are long dead; others are alive and well.  Here is a snippet from his latest article on a leader whom we agree is one of the most “innocent-sounding” of false teachers, because of his kindness to the downtrodden […]

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Uncommon ground?

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 52:42 — 21.1MB) We’re seeing a lot of partnerships forming between protestant leaders and Roman Catholic leaders. Last month, you’ll recall Word of Faith televangelist Kenneth Copeland made a pact with Pope Francis.  A few days ago Saddleback’s Rick Warren went on the Cathilic wordlwide EWTN channel, […]

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When the homosexual agenda targets your church

Here’s an interesting article that brings up a question about preparedness for churches: What would you do if… The truth is that the lost need Jesus. But at the same time we have new movements such as the Reformation Project that target conservative churches to “change their minds” about doctrines concerning sin. Have you had […]

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Mayor campaigns for Pope to see Miracle Mary

The City of Green Bay, Wisconsin has extended an invitation to Pope Francis, in hopes that he will come to see a nearby shrine to the Virgin Mary – the only one in the United States officially declared a holy site by the Vatican – where people have been flocking to see  alleged miracles. The […]

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Pope to Copeland: Catholics and Charismatics must spiritually unite

We are galloping toward a one-world melding of religions, and the ramifications are staggering. Pope Francis has now sent a video message to Word of Faith father Kenneth Copeland, urging a reconciliation between Catholics and Charismatics. “The Catholic and Charismatic Renewal is the hope of the Church,” exclaims Anglican Episcopal Bishop Tony Palmer, before a […]

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A syncretous start to a larger religion

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 52:04 — 20.9MB) Unity at any cost? Today we’re covering several developing events within – and outside of – Christianity. Four main movements that we’ve been warning about are coming together as major Christian leaders are using innocent-sounding church programs and noble social causes to unite in […]

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New Age: Get ready for what’s coming

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 50:35 — 11.6MB) One of the biggest movements threatening the truth of God’s Word is the New Age, a mystical paradigm that has many different threads. It has permeated the majority of mainline denominations. It is experiential, it is extra-biblical, and it has changed the face of […]

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Is the pope signalling his openness to gay priests?

The Wall Street Journal is reporting that aboard the papal plane this weekend, Pope Francis opened the door to greater acceptance of gay priests inside the ranks of Roman Catholicism as he returned to the Vatican from his maiden trip overseas: Fielding questions from reporters during the first news conference of his young papacy, the […]

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Rick Warren Catholics Come Home

Does Rick Warren want you to “come home” to the Catholic Church?

You’ve heard about the Purpose Driven Life for Catholics, but did you ever think it would lead to a major evangelization project by the Church of Rome that targets Protestant Christians? Catholics Come Home: God’s Extraordinary Plan for Your Life is the name of a new book that is taking Rome and the world by […]

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The Eucharest: the New Evangelization targets you, Christian!

If you are horrified by the teaching that the wafer offered in the Catholic mass is actually the flesh of Jesus Christ which you must eat to be right with God, you might want to understand that there is an intentional campaign going on to get you to drop your disgust and embrace this idea. […]

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Pastor sponsors interfaith dialogue with Wiccans

Love to get your thoughts about this news: The pastor of Fairview Community Church seems to have taken a page out of Pope Francis’ book concerning grace–if God’s redemption covers everyone, including atheists and non-Christians, it covers Wiccans too. Last month, Reverend Sarah Halverson invited interfaith dialogue with Wiccans to learn more about Wiccan and […]

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Are We Seeing Signs of the Close of the Age?

At times it seems as if the world – and the visible church – is spinning faster and faster into the abyss. What does the Bible say? Writer Mike Ratliff takes us deep into The Word: The Church in our time appears huge, but this is only in appearance. It is thousands of miles wide, […]

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Donation plea: Brian McLaren Responds

Last week on his blog, Emergent guru Brian McLaren asked for large sums of money to go to a project to be named later. (See: Brian McLaren asks for significant cash for mystery project)  Those who were interested could write to him at a “Happy To Help” email address. Here is the response email I […]

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Catholic Church doubles down on Miracles tour

What is the message that changes lives? Is it hearing the Gospel and having the Holy Spirit convict the unbeliever to put his faith in Christ’s atonement, repent and live in the freedom of His righteousness? Not according to this new Science Tests Faith miracle tour, sponsored by Catholic parishes across the land. The event […]

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Three-parent Babies? One Step Closer to Radical IVF Therapy

I’d love to get your thoughts on this. On the one hand, science can be a blessing for families dealing with life-threatening diseases. On the other hand, some feel that advances like the one in this article go to far in “playing God.” Here, scientists have developed procedure that could create babies with DNA from […]

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Pope Francis: History’s Final Pope?

An interesting article by Dave James over on The Alliance for Biblical Integrity: “For the time will come when they will not endure sound doctrine, but according to their own desires, because they have itching ears, they will heap up for themselves teachers; and they will turn their ears away from the truth, and be […]

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Why the First Jesuit Pope Could Signify the "New Evangelization" of Christians

“The goal of every pope has been to make the entire world Catholic. They’re into world dominion. … Their eschatology is that Jesus won’t return until the world is Roman Catholic.”  ~Mike Gendron, Proclaiming the Gospel Ministries Remember when we shared the new ecumenicism of protestant and Catholic beliefs in a movement called Evangelical Catholicism? […]

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Rick Warren fasts and prays for Rome conclave

This morning Saddleback’s pastor Rick Warren asked his Twitter fans to follow him as he fasts and prays for the cardinals who will select the new pope. Will he pray for the truth of God’s breathed-out Word to be proclaimed to Catholics everywhere? Will he ask God to convict these leaders to repent of false […]

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Is Rick Warren promoting Catholic Evangelicalism?

A curious tweet from Saddleback’s Rick Warren leaves us with some questions about why he would promote Catholic Evangelicalism: As I’ve written in the past, if you haven’t heard of the “Evangelical Catholicism” movement, you’ll want to read on to understand the meaning of the term and how it will be used in these last […]

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The Dangerous Time of False Unity

When you blend two or three ingredients together, can you ever un-blend them?  We’ve been reporting this week about the false unity that is changing the face of Christianity as we know it. “The leaven of the Church Growth Movement has now virtually penetrated all of professing Christendom bringing about cries of “peace, peace,” and […]

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