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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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Who is Peter Drucker, and what did he do with our church?

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 51:38 — 20.7MB) The Post-Modern church is shaped around what has become the “business” of doing Church. The focus is on growing the numbers, defining the brand and making the customers happy, rather than focusing on feeding the sheep or equipping the saints to bring the Good […]

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Muslim Brotherhood Launches Own U.S. Political Party

You will want to be aware of this: On March 12 it was announced that the radical Muslim Brotherhood has built the framework for a political party in America that seeks to turn Muslims into an Islamist voting bloc.  Several news organizations have carried this: ‘Muslim voters have the potential to be swing voters in […]

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World Vision, Christian Organization?

The dust has settled a bit since Christian humanitarian aid organization World Vision’s March 24 announcement that it would hire gay couples who are legally married in the state in which they reside.  Since “World Vision-gate” remains a hot topic, it’s time for some introspection; likewise to do some digging to find out if WV […]

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Traditional, Transitional, Transformational – The Slow Suicide of Many Churches

It’s the way it works. Every church that has decided to follow Peter Drucker‘s business model, Bill Hybels’ Willow Creek model, Rick Warren’s Purpose-Driven model - all under the term “Seeker-Friendly”. It begins slow, and continues steadily. The people in these churches are like the frog in a pot of slowly boiling water – never being told […]

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What do Benny Hinn, Liberty U. and Orcs have in common?

Once a wall has been breached, it rarely can be taken back again. At least not without a complete overhaul from leadership down. For the Christian, that means from Christ alone.  Whether we like it or not, we are in a battle of an epic scale, and our job is to follow Christ and keep […]

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Is your church “Tasting the Summit?”

To the modern Church: Get ready to taste a new blend of worldliness from your pulpits, as pastors and elders from your communities (including two of the biggest in our listening area), are teaming up to present a tasting of what’s to come at Willow Creek’s 2014 Global Leadership Summit. The problem is, most of […]

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Sad confession and an announcement from Calvary Church Ft. Lauderdale

The founder of the Calvary Church at Ft. Lauderdale, Senior Pastor Bob Coy, resigned yesterday, after confessing to adultery, church leaders announced at a special meeting to their 20,000 congregants. From the Calvary website: Bob Coy resigned as Senior Pastor of Calvary Chapel Fort Lauderdale, effective immediately, after confessing to a moral failing in his […]

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Can we please at least talk about World Vision accurately?

Recently a leftist blogger complained that 10,000 kids lost their sponsorships in 2 days because fundamentalist Christians yanked their support from World Vision. But before you swallow that, two things to ask and consider here: 1. Is there proof that 10,000 kids are now abandoned? 2. Do “sponsorship fees” really go to the kids? Nope […]

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On not speaking Jesus’ name: This is what we’ve come to

Washington-based humanist group has petitioned the federal court to find county commissioners in Maryland in contempt and fine them $10,000 per prayer for continuing to allow prayers in Jesus’ name despite a court order. And the county commissioner believes this just isn’t right. And it isn’t.  She is willing to go to jail over this […]

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Pastor turns church into “Fight Club”

Should congregants gather to see two pastors punch each other in the face?  Grab the popcorn, but no need to bring a Bible to this church.  There’s a whole lot of swinging, punching, kicking, sweating and swaggering, but not much mention of the Gospel here at FIGHT CHURCH. And not much in the way of […]

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Benny Hinn announces Liberty University partnership; Liberty says “not so fast.”

Best known for his false “Miracle Crusades,” Word of Faith preacher Benny Hinn has announced that he is teaming up with Liberty University for ministry project that will “shake the foundations of hell.”  Posting a blaring headline: World Healing Fellowship & Liberty University Institute of Biblical Studies, Hinn announced: For some time now we have […]

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Gay rights protesters force Mozilla CEO out of job

Breaking news:  Mozilla co-founder CEO Brendan Eich, who came under fire this week for donating to a campaign to support traditional marriage in California, has resigned. Eich, who became the CEO of the nonprofit company behind Mozilla Firefox on March 24, had donated $1,000 for the successful Proposition 8 ballot measure that passed in the […]

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Kabbalah, mysticism and Noah

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 50:42 — 20.3MB) Today we are looking at film elements in the new Noah Movie starring Russell Crowe, Anthony Hopkins and Emma Watson. One reviewer has spotted something interesting that others might not have noticed: Elements of the mystical practice of Kabbalah, an eastern belief system roughly […]

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IHOP’s Scary “Presence” doctrine: Part 4

Want to get blessings? Double the blessings?  100 fold?  You can get them, but you have to work for them – according to Pastor Mike Bickle over at IHOP. He says the real power is in the last 2%. It all depends on where you aim. (I can practically hear the collective, “HUH???)  If you […]

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World Vision says “Nevermind!”

It’s confirmed. World Vision U.S.A. has reversed it’s decision to allow homosexual couples to serve in it’s ministry outreach leadership. So for all of the homosexual couples hoping to work for a Christian organization, you are out of luck for now. Why did this reversal come about?  Was it the outcry from a handful of […]

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Pastor’s Toolbox emphasizes big days for a specific purpose

But what is the big purpose? Should we leverage Big Days (Christmas, Easter and Mother’s Day), so that churches can bring a message of the hope we have in Christ alone for the forgiveness of sins and life eternal with Him? Of course we should. After all, a lot of people go/get dragged to church […]

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Hillsong Celebrates the Hindu Festival of Holi?

A new christian fad disguised as “color runs” lead by Hillsong Church, is actually a Holi festival from the Hindu Faith.  Here’s an article from a non-Christian site that explains what Holi is: Holi is a spring festival also known as festival of colours. It is an ancient Hindu religious festival which has become popular with non-Hindus in many parts […]

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Short List: Christian Leaders who’ve Rebuked World Vision

The bad news:  Most Christian leaders will respond to World Vision’s open embrace of unrepentant sin with a resounding silence. The good news: There are a few voices crying out in the wilderness for World Vision to confess and repent.  It’s a short list, but we are encouraged. (And no, we don’t list them to […]

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World Vision: Why We’re Hiring Gay Christians in Same-Sex Marriages

The president of World Vision says hiring gay leaders is a”symbol of Christian ‘unity’ not ‘compromise.’” Christianity Today reports: World Vision’s American branch will no longer require its more than 1,100 employees to restrict their sexual activity to marriage between one man and one woman. Abstinence outside of marriage remains a rule. But a policy […]

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