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You Might Be a Pharisee If . . .

Those of us who are involved in online discernment ministries (ODM) take on Scripture twisters and outright heretics.  Professing Christians who’ve fallen into false teaching come back at us with “take the log out of your own eye,” as if bringing truth to light means we’re judging. ODM’s have been labeled “Heresy Hunter,” “Legalist,” “Pharisee” […]

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Evangelical Misogyny and the Spiritual Oppression of Christian Women

When it comes to women in the Church, author, speaker and blogger Michelle Lesley reminds us that “there’s no watered down, Barbie doll, ‘pink is for girls’ version of theology that women are to be taught while the real thing – serious Bible study and theology – is reserved for men.”  She points out that […]

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It’s not too late

The late Ken Silva, owner of Apprising Ministries and Christian Research Network, wrote this blog post in 2012. His reflections from four years ago were true then and they are even more pertinent today. Ken lamented that, “Our young people are growing up in a dying nation, awash with relativistic political correctness, and skeptical, godless […]

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The Scandal of Biblical Illiteracy: It’s Our Problem

Christianity is in crisis.  Albert Mohler, president of Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, reveals that fewer than half of all adults can name the four gospels…12 percent of adults believe that Joan of Arc was Noah’s wife…professing Christians cannot identify more than two or three of the disciples…60 percent of Americans can’t name even five of […]

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