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Catalyst: It’s never been about Jesus

Catalyst is the premiere Emergent conference for young leaders to learn how to teach people about Jesus how to shift the purpose of the church from Bible-centered to celebrity-centered themes. To understand this, you’ll need to explore three questions: What are the red flags with Brian Houston? What are the red flags with Craig Groeschel? […]

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What’s mysticism doing at the Catalyst leadership conference?

Remember when Pastor Rick Warren posted a tutorial on Centering Prayer on his Pastor’s Toolbox website, encouraging thousands of pastors to teach their congregants to go into the silence? No? That’s probably because he yanked it down after biblically sound Christians sounded the alarm bells in his comments section. (Good thing there’s screen capture.) Now […]

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Furtick, Elevation Church activate N.A.R. Apostles

“Prophetic Activations” will happen next week at Steven Furtick’s Elevation Church, a clear indicator that Furtick is not just affiliating, but becoming one with the heretical New Apostolic Reformation. I first noticed Furtick dipping his toe into the signs-and-wonders New Apostolic Reformation movement five years ago when he traveled to Australia for the Presence 2012 […]

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Pastor twists scripture, writes “Unclobber” book for sin-affirming “Christians”

Another pastor, another dreadful book in the same vein as Matthew Vines’ book, God and the Gay Christian. This time, Pastor Colby Martin takes on the so-called “clobber verses”. You know, the Scriptures that clearly teach homosexuality is a sin: “The Bible has been misused, to justify keeping gay people out of our churches and […]

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The Interface of Medieval Mysticism and Buddhist Mindfulness Meditation

Pam Frost informs us of the influence Eastern mysticism has had on the modern Church, thanks largely to high-profile Protestant’s affinity for the teaching of Roman Catholic mystic monks such as Thomas Merton, Basil Pennington, William Menninger and Thomas Keating.  The Desert Fathers, as they are called, embraced the beliefs of Neoplatonism (Frost explains this […]

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Together 2016: Unbiblical Unity on the National Mall

Wake up, brethren!  Evangelicals are being lured into a web of deception by Church leaders we trust. Read the article we’re posting and you’ll find out who some of these people are. They’re wolves!  Run!! For those who missed all the hype, on July 16 an event called Together 2016 was held at the Washington […]

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Looking at HGTV’s Fixer Upper Joanna Gaines’ testimony: Christianity, or Prosperity Gospel?

Elizabeth Prata of The End Time is to be commended for tackling such a controversial topic as this one will surely be.  Full disclosure: My husband and I are fans of Fixer Upper and regularly watch the show.  So when I came across Elizabeth’s blog post, my first thought was, “Uh-oh.”  Nevertheless, I felt I should […]

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Need help exchanging “whispers with God”?

Christendom’s premiere Emergent organization, Catalyst, is urging women to “exchange whispers with God” on its new Catalyst smartphone app, via featured teacher Lysa Terkeurst: Who is Lysa? She is someone we’ve warned about, and you should mark and avoid. (see, “Leaving Lysa: Why You Shouldn’t Be Following Lysa TerKeurst or Proverbs 31 Ministries”.) The idea […]

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