Monthly Archives: January 2016

World Interfaith Harmony Week: A spiritual blending

Whatever happened to that 2007 “A Common Word Between Us” initiative, signed by pastors like Rick Warren Bill Hybels and Leith Anderson of the National Association of Evangelicals?  Remember when hundreds of Christian pastors and Catholic priests signed on to call for interfaith dialogue that would build relations and reshape the Christian and Islam communities? Remember how these Christian leaders also asked for forgiveness of sins committed against Muslims in the Crusades? Remember?

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Pope to celebrate 500-year Reformation birthday with World Lutheran Federation

Pope Francis will participate in a joint ceremony of the Catholic Church and the World Lutheran Federation to commemorate the 500th anniversary of the Reformation, Interesting timing: It takes place in Sweden on Halloween.

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Discernment as Free Speech

The following is an article by Sarah Leslie of Herescope, and is republished her with her permission: “…Men and brethren, let me freely speak unto you…. “ ~Peter, the Apostle (Acts 2:29) Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment … Continue reading

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David Barton prays an anointing on Glenn Beck

One must wonder why Christian historian David Barton and Mormon Glenn Beck have been spending so much time together.  And when they pray, what are they praying for? Is it Beck’s repentance and salvation in Jesus Christ of the Bible? … Continue reading

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10 Scriptural reasons Jesus Calling is a dangerous book

Do you get flustrated trying to explain to your church friends why the book Jesus Calling is one we should be avoiding? My friend Warren B. Smith has just put together a new Lighthouse Trails Booklet Tract to help.  It’s … Continue reading

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20 ways pastors can become domineering bullies

The so-called “bully pulpit” is found in all sorts of churches, and not confined to a movement or a denomination. Vision-casting churches who deal harshly with vision “hijackers” (those who raise concerns), are particularly susceptible.

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Six Signs of a False Conversion

How can we tell whether or not we are truly saved by the Holy Spirit? Many of us have at one time been “false converts,” believing that we were good to go when in fact we had not been regenerated … Continue reading

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When “guilt by association” hits home

What do you do when the head of your church or denomination publicly joins hands with a known apostate teacher on the world stage?  If you speak up, you will hear the familiar accusation that you are unfairly using guilt by association. Speak up anyway.

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18 “Don’ts” for discerning Christians

If you’ve ever been a part of a church that employ these practices – whether in preaching, programs, or dealing with problematic pew protesters, consider this sage advice:

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Part 2 Review: “7: An Experimental Mutiny Against Excess”

What if everything you and your family did to honor God had you counting to seven? Even to the point of employing Catholic mysticism into 7 sacred pauses? (You’re probably thinking, “huh?”) Last week in my post, Woman, just try … Continue reading

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