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Frequently Abused Verses: Does God Condemn Debate?

Jeremiah Johnson of Grace to You asks: Should we or shouldn’t we debate our doctrinal differences? Many believers argue that our focus should be on what we agree on, and that we must set aside anything we disagree on. So does that mean we should ignore our differences with those who teach universalism?  What about […]

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Why I Am Not Continuationist

In the last installment of his series,  blogger, author and pastor Tim Challies examines a movement known as continuationism or “charismania” as Bible teacher John MacArthur has dubbed it.   Whatever you call this movement, one thing is for sure.  It is  “a fast-growing movement with disastrous implications.”  The charismatic movement is known for its […]

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Steven Furtick: Unqualified, Not Unworthy

Cameron Buettel of Grace to You reviews megachurch pastor Steven Furtick’s latest book that he wrote to defend his qualifications as a pastor.  However, Buettel reveals that the criterion for “overseers” detailed in 1 Timothy 3:1–7 and Titus 1:5–9 are not mentioned in the book! As we pointed out in Why Won’t Steven Furtick Answer Tough […]

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Ode to the Shepherd’s Conference

The Shepherds’ Conference is a ministry of Grace Community Church (GCC).  This year featured speakers include GCC’s pastor-teacher John MacArthur, Albert Mohler, Paul Washer, Steven Lawson, Phil Johnson, Tom Pennington, and Nathan Busenitz..  According to the website: The mission of the Shepherds’ Conference is to provide the opportunity for men in church leadership to be challenged […]

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Preach the Word!

Recently I watched a video (posted below) that was so disturbing that I decided to look for something to read to counter the revulsion I felt as “pastor” Troy Gramling promoted his “brand new series.” Hint: PG-13. Parents Strongly Cautioned.  I found what I was looking for over at Do Not Be Surprised…. Because of […]

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Should Type-R Charismatics Get A Free Pass?

In October 2013 Grace to You (GTY) hosted the Strange Fire conference at Grace Community Church to launch John MacArthur’s book Strange Fire.  The conference critiqued those on the fringe of the charismatic movement who flagrantly misrepresent the work of the Holy Spirit.   The conference caused quite a stir, to say the least.  But […]

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