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Celebrating Charismatic Catholicism … As If They Don’t Have Enough To Worry About

Most people are unaware that charismania exists within the Roman Catholic Church. But it does.  The movement is growing and for good reason. Bud Ahlheim informs us that because the RCC was losing millions of adherents to what they deem apostate Protestantism the church’s hierarchy took the advice of Brazilian Catholic priest Marcelo Rossi who […]

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Rick Warren: Forget Sola Scriptura, But There is “Plus Scriptura”

Bud Ahlheim of Pulpit & Pen examines the teaching of Rick Warren, senior pastor of Saddleback megachurch which is one of the largest churches in the U.S.  He quotes Tim Challies as saying the following about the man who has been dubbed the “Purpose Driven Pope”: One need only read Warren’s books or listen to a few […]

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Justin Peters & Jim Osman on Spiritual Warfare: Binding Satan

In this piece, Bud Ahlheim tackles the propensity some Christians have to “bind Satan.”  As if that’s even possible. Ahlheim reminds us that “a simple reading of Scripture and the application of just a bit of common sense would do much to aid believers in avoiding the pitfalls of spiritually toxic teachings, particularly those within […]

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Lifeway: Jesus Wouldn’t Be Calling If They Really Had Doctrinal Guidelines

Bud Ahlheim of Pulpit & Pen tackles LifeWay Christian Resources’s announcement that they were pulling Jen Hatmaker’s books for publicaly declaring that she affirms homosexuality and gay “marriage.” According to Ahlheim, Lifeway deems it “inappropriate to sell an author with Scripturally-illicit views on homosexuality because of ‘doctrinal guidelines.’”  So how is it, he wonders, that […]

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Discernment Made Easy: A List of Celebrity Christians Who Declare The Bible Insufficient

Bud Ahlheim reveals several high-profile Christians who have endorsed the best-selling book Jesus Calling. The thing that’s most troubling about any Christian who touts the book is that doing so indicates a lack of spiritual discernment.  What makes me say that?  Because the author, Sarah Young, claims she hears directly from Jesus Christ and wrote down […]

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Tony Evans & Spiritual Warfare: Demon Busting With A Less Than Sovereign God

Bud Ahlheim of Pulpit & Pen reviews celebrity pastor Tony Evans’ book “Prayers for Victory and Spiritual Warfare.” Evans is the father of another celebrity, women’s Bible study teacher, speaker and author Priscilla Shirer.  From Ahlheim’s report we learn some troubling things about Pastor Evans’ theology.  Ahlheim shows that Evans’ teaching on spiritual warfare is […]

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Priscilla Shirer & Women’s Bible “Mis-studies”: When Your Church Doesn’t Care About Your Soul (Or The Scripture)

Bud Ahlheim of Pulpit & Pen warns of the abominable teaching that’s coming to a church near you — perhaps even the church you attend!  “This is a reminder about the danger of Shirer,” says Ahlheim.  “It does not take much discernment to recognize her as a false teacher with toxic teaching. If Christ’s presentation of […]

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All Scripture is breathed out by God and profitable for teaching, for reproof, for correction, and for training in righteousness, 2 Tim 3:16

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SBC Conference: “Get The Spotlight Off The Bible” (Courtesy of Russell Moore & Andy Stanley)

According to Bud Ahlheim of Pulpit & Pen, megachurch pastor Andy Stanley would like to take the spotlight off Scripture. He makes that clear in an interview with the Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission president Russell Moore.  Here’s what the popular pastor said: I would ask preachers and pastors and student pastors in their communications […]

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