Category Archives: emergent church*

Borderless world; borderless Church – what’s the big deal?

Scratching your head over John Kerry’s recent “borderless world” comments? Consider this: The visible church is cooking up the very same concept. It’s an anti-doctrinal blending that can be summed up in one battle cry: UNITY.

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Top 10 Reasons our Kids STILL Leave Church

These doctrinally dead churches are a symptom of a bigger cause: A lack of the Gospel, ears that itch for something better, and a wicked biblical ignorance that sets up the perfect storm for Matthew 24:12. 

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Uniting Religions for Global Change?

Did you know that “Mother Earth” is just waiting for us to hear that we love her, and give her a prayer of gratitude?  In fact, you might consider performing your own water ritual – privately of course – that … Continue reading

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Should we watch A.D.? An editorial

“Editorial” means opinion. What I’m about to say to you about the new mini-series, A.D.: The Bible Continues, is my own opinion and does not reflect the opinions of our management. Ready?   Christian, STOP filling your minds with this counterfeit … Continue reading

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Want Some False Doctrine in Your Life? Try These Handy Tips!

Kudos to Steve Kozar over at the Messed Up Church blog (love that blog name), for this article, which captures the more frustrating elements of trying to contend for the faith in an environment where yeast grows freely.  (Plus, it’s … Continue reading

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Progressive Christianity

Do you consider yourself a Progressive Christian?  You probably will bristle to hear this, but you are part of an incredibly dangerous movement. Quite frankly, Progressive Christianity is the yeast that has taken the Church away from the truth and … Continue reading

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Spiritual Formation: An interview with Dr. Gary Gilley

We need to consider a topic that is often highly charged, and may be challenging for some of you. And there is a good chance that most of us have been affected in some way by it. We’re talking about … Continue reading

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Jesus Called Them Commandments, Mr. Noble

Perry Noble, pastor at South Carolina’s NewSpring Church, the largest Southern Baptist church in America (32,000 people during weekend services at multiple campuses across the state), is in trouble.  On Christmas Eve, Noble claimed that God spoke to him directly … Continue reading

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The morphing of the Emergent movement: Can you see it now?

The Emergent Church movement is a progressive Christian movement that attempts to reduce or eliminate Christian doctrine in favor of experience and feelings. Most do not believe man can know what is absolute truth, and believe God must be experienced … Continue reading

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The Neo Emergents: Are you following this new mixed breed?

Brian McLaren, Dan Kimball, Leonard Sweet, Rob Bell – all Emergent leaders who’ve moved into more of a “coach” position. Who are the New Emergent Leaders today? Lots of names you may not have heard of. Leadership Network (the original … Continue reading

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