Monthly Archives: August 2017

The “Sounds True” “Self-Acceptance Summit”

A 10-day online event promises to make you a better you. It’s called the Self-Acceptance Summit, and I’ve seen several Christians promote it.  The event is put on by a group called “Sounds True.” (Are you tempted to add the … Continue reading

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Ronnie Floyd to preside over National Day of Prayer

Former SBC President Dr. Ronnie Floyd will assume the role of President of the National Day of Prayer. For those of you who are unfamiliar, the ecumenical May event has been organized since 1952. It is a time when millions … Continue reading

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“Has SOZO given me evil spirits?”

I received the following letter about SOZO Prayer, a technique based on psychology and used by so-called “inner healing ministries” sweeping churches today. I share because it’s important for you to know what SOZO is, and what it does and … Continue reading

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“My church practices the ‘Sinner’s Prayer'”

Several readers have asked us, “What should I do if I am attending a church that practices the Sinner’s Prayer?” If you’ve ever been to an evangelical church service or ministry outreach, you know the drill: Head down, no looking … Continue reading

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Leaving the NAR Church: Grant’s story

The pastor travels internationally and has connections with several NAR leaders in several nations. He would name drop famous leaders in the NAR as if he were good friends with them, when the truth was he had only met a few … Continue reading

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Is “Holy Fire” really something we want?

♫ “Set Your church on fire Win this nation back Change the atmosphere Build Your kingdom here We pray…” Rend Collective lyrics, “Build Your Kingdom Here” ♫ “This is a church on fire, this is the Holy Spirit flame We … Continue reading

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Leaving the NAR Church: Elaine’s story

“We operated in automatic writing and speaking, and spoke in tongues without interpretation. The pastor also would take the teenagers on “treasure hunts”. They would pray, receive “clues” in visions and other ways “the spirit” would tell them, then go … Continue reading

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Common Ground, Insider Movement, Syncretism

Here is an article from Biblical Missiology explaining the Common Ground/Insider Movement/Camel Method/Jesus in the Qur’an movement. No matter what name it goes by, it is highly controversial and is gaining popularity in the mission field as a way to … Continue reading

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UK Christian festival features Islamic “worship” chants

Imagine learning Quranic chants from an anti-Christ religion, to worship our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ?  That’s exactly what’s going on at a so-called “Christian” festival this month.  Christian worshipers at the annual Greenbelt Christian festival near London can now … Continue reading

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The felt-needs gospel is no Gospel at all

Have you ever fallen for a feel-good gospel that ministers to your ache for feeling special, or longing for admiration from a god who dances over you and thinks you’re the apple of his eye? What about sermon messages or … Continue reading

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