Category Archives: Contextualization

Reaching the world with the Gospel

If you’ve ever wished you could get a little help to begin to introduce the Gospel to: Muslims Mormons New Age believers Jehovah’s Witnesses “Luke Warm” Christians Friends & Family In the Workplace Our Children and Youth [powerpress] Subscribe (RSS … Continue reading

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The Love God Hates

Therefore I urge you, brethren, by the mercies of God, to present your bodies a living and holy sacrifice, acceptable to God, which is your spiritual service of worship. 2 And do not be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewing … Continue reading

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The Church’s last guardrails

For am I now seeking the approval of man, or of God? Or am I trying to please man? If I were still trying to please man, I would not be a servant of Christ. (Galatians 1:10) When young people … Continue reading

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Culturally relevant or ashamed of the Gospel?

In these increasingly uncertain times, we are seeing a whole new level of worldliness in the Church. We seem to have adopted a “seekermergent” model that focuses on being relevant to those who don’t know Christ, by looking exactly like … Continue reading

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Culturally relevant or ashamed of the Gospel?

In these increasingly uncertain times, we are seeing a whole new level of worldliness in the Church. We seem to have adopted a “seekermergent” model that focuses on being relevant to those who don’t know Christ, by looking exactly like … Continue reading

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Worshiping Jesus in the Mosque: A response

Can one be a Buddhist, Hindu or Muslim believer of Jesus? And can they do this without persecution? A growing number of Christians and church leaders are stopping to consider that this idea may actually be possible, thanks to “Insider … Continue reading

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Co-existing with the culture

In an age when our culture and when other religions are increasingly calling for tolerance and change, how does the Church respond?  Are we to re-brand ourselves and hope that relaxing in some areas will present a kinder Christianity?  Today … Continue reading

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Must-see video: Why “Kingdom Circles” teaching is blasphemous

Remember when we first shared that photo of a Saddleback pastor teaching a highly questionable method of evangelizing to other religions? Churches around the world are learning how to blend or synchretize two different faiths, thanks to movements like Jesus … Continue reading

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Must-see video: Why “Kingdom Circles” teaching is blasphemous

Remember when we first shared that photo of a Saddleback pastor teaching a highly questionable method of evangelizing to other religions? Churches around the world are learning how to blend or synchretize two different faiths, thanks to movements like Jesus … Continue reading

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Iowa “Christian” professor teaches Jesus was a Muslim

An alleged “Christian” Luther college professor in Iowa is teaching his students that Jesus was a Muslim. Apparently a few years ago a Muslim student challenged his thinking, and he was inspired to re-think his faith. Not only did he … Continue reading

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