Archive | Discernment

The Juvenilization of American Christianity

Americans of all ages are not sure they want to grow up. It is common to hear thirty-, forty-, or even fifty-year-olds say things like, “I guess I have to start thinking of myself as an adult now.” Many emerging adults ages eighteen to twenty-three want to get married and have children eventually, but they […]

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Andy Stanley: Even if you don’t believe that Jesus is the Son of God, you will have a better life by following his teachings

“Who doesn’t want their life to be better?” That’s a question Pastor Andy Stanley asked recently.  And his answers are very telling. When we compare some of Andy Stanley’s teachings lately to Scripture, we’re seeing some many discrepancies. We encourage you to do the comparative work for yourself (as the Bereans did), listening carefully to […]

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A.D.: Did your church buy the Roma Downey kit?

As NBC prepares to launch a new miniseries, “A.D.”, churches are being marketed to. Hard. It’ll be an easy sell for many, as this series is very entertaining and visually beautiful. “Millions will be watching, including people in Your Church,” advertises uber-popular Outreach.com, urging pastors to “plan a 12 week series starting Easter Sunday, April […]

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Let’s stop petting the wolves

No matter how much love and humility a Berean has, they tend to take a lot of arrows from their own when contending. Many times when those who stand firm in God’s Word as truth are told they have a critical spirit, it is because we have stepped on the tender toes of a teacher […]

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Rick Warren Recommends Centering Prayer

Hat tip to Christine Pack for putting this together. After you read this, please check out our White Paper on Purpose Driven. Rick Warren, author of The Purpose Driven Life and pastor of Saddleback church in California, made a tweet today recommending a pagan mantra “technique” for Christians to do when they pray, with a […]

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BOOK REVIEW: “THE MYSTERY OF THE SHEMITAH”

Recently, Rabbi Jonathan Cahn appeared on the Sid Roth show, It’s Supernatural, to explain a word from God he said he received, seemingly for America: The following is a lengthy article – and 100 percent worth your time to read – as a robust review of Rabbi Chan’s book, The Mystery of the Shemitah: The […]

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