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Post-Shack Christianity: The Lesson We Must Learn About Vigilant Discernment

“For close to a decade, a few discerning Christians have been warning about The Shack,” says Gideon Knox. “Unlike other books that are equally as bad, this one even attracted the ire of more prominent men like [Albert] Mohler and [Tim] Challies. And yet, few listened.” Dr. Mohler charged that the book contains “undiluted heresy.” […]

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Christian books: It’s not “just fiction”

For those who may not know the reasons discerning Christians consider the best-selling book The Shack heretical, Elizabeth Prata of The End Time has some information to share. As Amy Spreeman pointed out in her blog post “The Shack” to be the next blasphemous blockbuster film there are more than a dozen heresies in the book. The theological […]

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Fixer Upper Stars Under Fire for Attending Evangelical Church

According to a report by Todd Starnes, host of Fox News and Commentary, the “LGBTQ mob” has their sites set on HGTV’s Chip and Joanna Gains.  If if turns out that they share their pastor’s beliefs on homosexuality, powerful LGBTQ activists will go to great lengths to destroy the couple.  Their pastor, Jimmy Seibert, holds […]

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Extrabiblical Movements

Writing for Grace to You, Cameron Buettel and Jeremiah Johnson examine the pervasiveness of pragmatism in the visible Church.  Because of the pragmatic approach to “doing church” we now have “seeker-sensitive gurus…devoted to developing the latest and greatest formula for selling the gospel. Every aspect of the church experience, from the style of music and […]

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“Young Messiah” makes merchandise of men’s souls

You can’t have a Christiollywood blockbuster without the bling.  While you won’t find Young Messiah Happy Meal toys in your fast food, the Jesus trading cards and games introduce a whole new kind of fandom. Successful movies require bling. Successful Christian genre films require endorsements and film-based preaching. From sermon guides and resources to small […]

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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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Selling Stardom: A Christian path to Hollywood

Daniel Miller of the L.A. Times has written an interesting piece about seminars put on by so-called Christian actors. According to Miller, Christians pay a lot of money to go through the program to learn some of the show business basics.  Attendees claim that their reason for wanting to be a part of a totally debased […]

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Hillsong Church Rendition of “Silent Night” Features Roaring 20’s Flappers In Nightclub Setting

Over at Now the End Begins, blogger Geoffrey Grider fills us in on Hillsong Church’s Christmas extravaganza that includes nearly naked “drummer boys” and songs about Santa Claus and Rudolf.  Grider lamented: “It’s just not a proper celebration of the birth of Jesus Christ without roaring 20’s flappers, rock bands, hoochie coochie dancers, laser light shows […]

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