SBC Conference: “Get The Spotlight Off The Bible” (Courtesy of Russell Moore & Andy Stanley)

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The SBC’s continued pursuit of its prevalent flavor of theology – American Christianity –   driven as it is by a seeker-sensitive model of church growth, finds its ERLC conference with one day under its belt.   The two-day conference, August 25 & 26, was coincidentally (probably not) given the theme, Onward, also the title of Russell Moore’s recent book. Continue Reading →

A Moment For Discernment In Books

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I haven’t looked at the “Christian Bestsellers” list, as compiled by the Evangelical Christian Publishers Association, in quite some time. I made the mistake of doing so this morning. You can find the list HERE. Just be warned, if you practice discernment (as you should, 1 Thessalonians 5:21) and have concern for the right handling of God’s Word, you may Continue Reading →

Diotrephes and The Spirit of Division

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Recent events have left many believers in a state of shock these past few weeks. We received reports that indicated that a rogue group of Abolish Human Abortion (AHA) were out at the church of pastor Emilio Ramos, Heritage Grace Community Church in Texas. We were told that they were protesting the church apparently because they were apathetic to the Continue Reading →

Is the Roman Catholic Mass Biblical?

Father Fulgencio Gutierrez touches a woman with a monstrance during a charismatic healing service following a bilingual Mass marking the first anniversary of Hurricane Sandy at St. Mary Star of the Sea Church in Far Rockaway, N.Y., Oct. 29. In the aftermath of the storm, the parish provided outreach to residents of the community, many of whom were displaced or without heat, hot water and electricity for several weeks. (CNS photo/Gregory A. Shemitz) (Oct. 30, 2013)

The Catholic Mass is a daily ritual performed by Roman Catholic priests.  Because the Sunday morning mass is the most well-attended mass of the week, many believe that the event is essentially equivalent to the Sunday morning Worship services held by Protestant churches.  This could not be further from the truth; there are a number of practices that set the Catholic Mass apart from Continue Reading →

“American” Christianity: When Religious Liberty Permits You To Protest One Atrocity In Order To Defend Another

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Yet another ecumenical march took place on American shores by devotees of various “faiths” on Tuesday, August 16.  A Christian Post article entitled “Over 1,000 Christians Protest Against Satanic Black Mass In Oklahoma City” says this: Faith-based Christian groups such as the Family Policy Institute of Oklahoma, the Archdiocese of Oklahoma and The American Society for the Defense of Tradition, Continue Reading →