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Musician Gungor hires PR Agency to handle controversy

Lots of Christian celebrities are hiring public relations agencies these days, especially in times of trouble. Mark Driscoll did, Rick Warren did, and now Dove-award winning singer Michael Gungor has too. In fact Gungor has contracted with Frederick & Associates – the same company Saddleback Church has used – to “help with press” he is […]

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Sharing the Gospel at work?

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 50:36 — 20.3MB) Today we’re asking our listeners this question: Have you ever tried sharing the Hope you have in Jesus Christ with those you work with everyday?  Sharing the Gospel in the workplace is no easy matter in this age of political correctness and workplace guidelines […]

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The leadership lingo of the post-modern church must be reformed

I get the Catalyst newsletters and email alerts, so that I can keep an eye on what the world’s premiere Emergent Church conference series is up to. Because how our next generation of Christians is being trained in this realm is extremely important to me, and I think it should be to you, too. When […]

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Is God preparing the World for the Return of Jesus Christ?

Fewer and fewer churches seem interested or willing to teach Biblical prophecy—even though about 30% of the Bible deals with prophecy. There are a couple possible reasons for this: Pastors may be ignorant of the prophetic Word because they were never taught it They may not think it is important They may prefer their people […]

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Contending with Humility

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 10:45 — 4.3MB) I have been thinking and praying a lot about how things have gotten to where they are spiritually in America. There is no doubt we are rapidly becoming an apostate nation and “church”. When 55 million children are sacrificed to our personal god of […]

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THE ISLAMIZING OF AMERICA’S CHURCHES HOW SOME PASTORS ARE SELLING OUT THE FAITH

This is an excellent article for anyone who is concerned about how the ever-shifting seekermergent church model is Islamizing their congregants. For those who are new here and whose churches follow the Willow Creek Association or Saddleback model, this will be especially disturbing. Many of you are just now working up the courage to peek […]

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Hitler’s Hell: The ultimate persecution

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 52:13 — 20.9MB) Today we are looking at more evidence of compromise in the visible church:  The United Methodists may face a split over homosexual marriage.  Rick Warren is going to keynote the Southern Baptist Convention next month, and more. Up first we’re talking about persecution. The […]

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Are seminaries now the new mission field?

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 53:33 — 21.4MB) Today we’re covering several stories, including an announcement from Rick Warren to pastors around the world that his new target for his global PEACE Plan is the entire continent of Africa. Plus a disturbing letter from a listener in the Netherlands about deliverance counseling at […]

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Africa to go Purpose Driven in 2015?

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 5:32 — 28.9MB) Saddleback Pastor Rick Warren is inviting key pastors for what he calls an All-Africa Purpose Driven Church Leadership Conference.” It’s the next step in his global P.E.A.C.E. Plan. “Let’s take the whole gospel to the whole world in a whole new way,” states Warren, […]

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Religious freedom is an oxymoron for Christians

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 51:40 — 20.7MB) Today we’re talking about something that is finally just beginning to make the mainstream headlines: Increased Christian prosecution. We’re checking in with William J. Murray,  a strong advocate for persecuted Christians in America and around the world. Murray’s Religious Freedom Coalition is a non-profit organization that takes on on […]

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The modern church and Neo Paganism: an interview with Bob DeWaay

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 51:05 — 20.5MB) If you’ve never heard of terms like eco-feminism, panentheism or internconnectedness, you’ll want to take notes on what today’s guest has to say. If you guessed that these are pagan terms, you are correct. But did you know that this new kind of paganism […]

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Michael Sam Reality Show

Oprah gives gay NFL player his OWN timeslot

When in the world would a recently-drafted NFL player have time for a regular OWN network television program?  Yes, I am a skeptic. Or I was.  At first I thought this was a prank, but source after source says it’s really happening, and now Oprah herself has confirmed it: Michael Sam Strikes Reality Show Deal… […]

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Does the Bible really say we’re not to judge?

Some professing Christians become infuriated when a “watchblogger” has the chutzpah to report on a false teacher by name, as if naming names is unbiblical.  High-profile leaders and bloggers who mention heretics by name are often accused of demonizing or judging them. For example, when I expose Rick Warren’s latest effort to unite with globalists, […]

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A blending of religions and governments

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 51:53 — 20.8MB) We need to open our eyes to the fact that the world and the visible church are calling for the Globalization of our governments, our economies and even our faiths. Are we walking so closely with the Lord that nothing can shake us? Our […]

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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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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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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’s surprising statement about “Allah”

Brace yourself. Brian Houston believes that Christians and Muslims serve the same God. Watch him say it yourself: Post by Stand Up For The Truth.

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Richard Foster, Renovare, Larry Crabb make mystical mix

On April 3rd, Richard Foster’s Renovare organization will be presenting the Formation for Whole Life conference in Houston, Texas, reports Lighthouse Trails: According to several sources, including Rick Warren, Christianity Today, and Lighthouse Trails, Richard Foster is a key player in the contemplative prayer movement (aka: Spiritual Formation movement). Speakers at this year’s Renovare conference include contemplative figures Ruth […]

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