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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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Dysfunctional

Biblical View of Codependency and Alcoholics Anonymous

Gary Gilley and M. Kurt Goedelman examine the controversial topic of psychology in the Church and what is termed “codependency.” Codependency was introduced into the Christian community through Frank Minirth, Paul Meier, and Henry Cloud. Many readers will be surprised to learn that there is neither scientific nor biblical evidence to support the theories of Minirith, […]

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Margaret Feinberg

Margaret Feinberg’s Organic God

Who is Margaret Feinberg?  Charisma magazine claims she’s one of the 30 voices who will lead the Church in the next decade.  According to Wikipedia, Feinberg has written over two dozen books and Bible studies including the critically acclaimed “The Organic God.”  The liberal media promotes Feinberg and her books: CNN, MSNBC, Chicago Tribune, L.A.Times, Washington Post, […]

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Jesus Calling Devotional Bible

Jesus Calling Devotional Bible?–Putting Words in Jesus’ Mouth–And in the Bible

The blockbuster book Jesus Calling has sold more the 15 million copies.  Jesus Calling was published in 2004 and has remained on bestseller lists ever since.  According to the book’s publisher, “After many years of writing her own words in her prayer journal, missionary Sarah Young decided to be more attentive to the Savior’s voice and […]

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A woodcut of "The wolf in sheep's clothing" by Francis Barlow

A Missive Against False Teachers

This piece was originally posted on Apprising Ministries: Just as in times past there were false prophets in Israel, there are now  false teachers among us. They’ve cunningly introduced destructive heresies. They  even deny the Lord who, through His atonement bought them. By doing these things these false teachers will bring swift destruction on themselves! […]

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Me

The cult of women’s self-esteem

Self-esteem is not a biblical concept.  In fact, selfism was birthed in humanistic philosophy and psychology.  Before we get to Dalrock’s piece, let’s hear what the Bible says: Many define self-esteem as “feelings of worth based on their skills, accomplishments, status, financial resources, or appearance.” This kind of self-esteem can lead a person to feel […]

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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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Demonic deception

Is there a war going on between God and His forces on one side and Satan and his forces on the other?

Mike Ratliff of Possessing the Treasure offers solid evidence that true believers are under fire from spiritual forces of evil. For this reason Paul urged the Church to put on the whole armor of God to protect against the fiery darts that come our way. (Ephesians 6:1-20)   Evil entities can and will camp out in the […]

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In Case You Were Wondering: Are Female Bloggers Violating Scripture by “Teaching” Men?

Bible study author, speaker and blogger Michelle Lesley asked several women bloggers this question.  Their answers are in this post.  Christine Pack  of Sola Sisters states it this way: “My bottom line is that (1) I’m not expositing scripture, and (2) the book of Jude (about contending for truth and doctrinal purity) was written to all believers, not […]

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