Monthly Archives: June 2016

Mclaren’s Progressive Worship Music Project “Births Change”

It’s called the “Convergence Music Project,” and it is the brainchild of Emergent/Progressive guru Brian McLaren in collaboration with The Center for Progressive Renewal and the Convergence Initiative.

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Is the SBC becoming Word of Faith?

When you think of the Word of Faith movement, you imagine leaders like Kenneth Copeland, Benny Hinn and others who tell us that our faith is a “force,” and the words we speak have the power to create something new. … Continue reading

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Brian McLaren’s “new music for a new Christianity”

It’s called the “Convergence Music Project,” and it is the brainchild of Emergent/Progressive guru Brian McLaren in collaboration with The Center for Progressive Renewal and the Convergence Initiative. Side note: If you are unfamiliar with McLaren (who calls the cross … Continue reading

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Wink-wink, nudge-nudge: Dr. Dobson leaves questions about Trump’s regeneration

When James Dobson announced that a friend of his had led Donald Trump to “accept Christ,”  some questions niggled at my mind – in spite of the fact that I hope Trump is saved – for real. I mean, wouldn’t … Continue reading

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Rick Warren’s Purpose Driven Paradigm awakens once again

In case you thought Rick Warren was fading into the background giving the New Apostolic Reformation the spotlight, think again. While the NAR “apostles” target youth ripe for revival, Warren is back in the saddle targeting pastors around the globe … Continue reading

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Warren resurrects Purpose Driven Conference in U.S. to build “processes and paradigms”

For the first time in almost a decade, Saddleback pastor Rick Warren is bringing his Purpose Driven Conference for pastors and leaders back to the United States. In his official invitation, Warren reminded his leaders: “A pastor’s job is not to impress but to influence.”  But the question is, influence them to do what?

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Trump announces new “Christian” Advisory Committee

Uh-oh. Donald Trump has put together a team of advisors to help him win the Evangelical er, ecumenical vote.  All candidates and presidents have religious advisors (Jim Wallis for President Obama, Rick Warren for Marco Rubio; Bill Hybels for President … Continue reading

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What do Lutherans believe? (comparison chart)

Recently the ladies on our G+ group were discussing Lutheranism, and what doctrinal distinctives are shared by each denomination. Here is a side-by-side comparison chart that I find very helpful:

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Family Christian refuses to pull “adult” cowboy book

“My brain hollered, “Whoa!” I sent an e-mail to them the same day (July 25, 2015), asking why they are selling “adult” material, and copied a description from the Gunsmith Wiki. Them books ain’t neither family nor Christian! Well, I got a reply from customer service that same day.

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Vallotton buys into Pope’s call to unify protestants with Rome

To say Kris Vallotton was impressed with his recent meeting with Pope Francis is a lame understatement. With stars in his eyes, Bethel Redding’s second in command and co-founder of the Bethel School of Supernatural Ministry, Vallotton took to his blog to rave about the Pope’s call to unity, and to scold any hater that objected.

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