Author Archive | Marsha West

Angel praying

Jennifer LeClaire Claims “New Age Angels of Transition” Will Save America?

Charismatics dabble in all sorts of strange practices these days.  In this case, an occult practice known as telepathic communication….with angels, supposedly. If Jennifer LeClaire knew anything at all about the Bible, she’d be aware that God’s people are to have nothing whatsoever to do with sorcery.  In fact, He forbids it: There shall not […]

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Passion Conference: A Pastor’s Perspective on The Importance Of Truth and Standing Against Apostasy

Over at Pulpit & Pen, Justin Pierce tackles the train wreck known as the Passion Conference hosted by Louis Giglio, pastor of Passion City Church in Atlanta.  Pierce considers Passion “an ecumenical affiliation of some of the worst heretics and false teachers who have ever been associated with the body of Christ.” His accusation will […]

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Evangelicals should be deeply troubled by Donald Trump’s attempt to mainstream heresy

The liberal Washington Post has an excellent piece by Michael Horton who is an author, speaker, and J. Gresham Machen professor of Theology and Apologetics at Westminster Seminary.  Dr. Horton expresses his concern that Donald Trump’s inauguration will help to mainstream the heretical Word of Faith (WOF) movement. He points out that “Trump has surrounded himself with […]

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Trolls -- Hobbit Movie

On Cultic Christian Trolls

Those of us involved in online discernment contend with trolls regularly on Facebook. (You know who you are.) “One can hardly get on to the social media without encountering these cultic Christians ready to go to war over their little agenda items on a daily basis,” declares Bill Muehlenberg of Cultural Watch. In a recent […]

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Wolf pack

Not recommended teachers/authors/speakers

Early in 2016, Michelle Lesley compiled a list of women teachers, speakers and authors that should be avoided like the plague. In October she added several women to the list (here). There’s no guessing necessary as to why Michelle doesn’t recommend certain high profile Christians because she includes examples of their flawed teaching; likewise, she […]

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Southern Baptist Convention

Just Announced: SBC Endorses NAR-Charismatic False Teaching

Bud Ahlheim of Pulpit & Pen, who often reports on the Southern Baptist Convention (SBC), has some troubling news for Southern Baptists. In this must-read-to-the-end post, he charges the SBC with not caring what its “pew-sitters are being taught so long as what they’re being taught retains them as pew-sitters.”  What most people don’t realize […]

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John 3 :16

Christmas: Christ In You

By Jim Stitzinger The Cripplegate blog The concerts are over and candle-light services are nearly complete. No more caroling, food drives, corporate holiday parties and the sound of Salvation army bells are quickly fading. The world will soon say goodbye to “the holidays” and will soon pivot its attention to New Year’s and Super Bowls. The world […]

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Teddy Bear

Are You Trembling Yet?

Bill Muehlenberg of Culture Watch reminds us that God is not a cute and cuddly teddy bear.  According to Muehlenberg we need only read Revelation 19:11-16 to understand that.  Here’s what verse 15 says about the Lord Jesus: Out of his mouth comes a sharp sword with which to strike down the nations. “He will […]

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