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Seeing the Unseen: The Nature of Spiritual Warfare

Did the Lord Jesus teach his followers to “bind” the powers of darkness?  Should the emphasis on spiritual warfare be on prayer-infused power encounters? What exactly does the Bible teach on the nature of spiritual warfare? Well, according to Christian apologist Greg Koukl of Stand to Reason (STR), the Bible has a lot to say about […]

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Which of These Crazy Jennifer LeClaire Quotes Did She NOT Say?

Steven Kozar of Messed Up Church has put together a quiz for you to take. The quotes include…witches, and prophets and squids, oh my!  According to Jennifer LeClaire, the Holy Spirit is responsible for the words she utters. Now to Steve’s quiz. Enjoy! The following quotes from Charisma Magazine editor Jennifer LeClaire are all real, except […]

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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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