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We Have Met the Enemy and He is Us

According to Steve McCranie of Leaving Laodicea, hidden sleeper cells have found a home in the visible Church. “These certain men have crept (pareisdúō) into the church unnoticed, or by stealth.  The word means to ‘enter in craftily, under cover of darkness, like a thief,’” says McCranie. “They, like a terrorist sleeper cell, blend in […]

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“Hope Renewed” in what, exactly?

That is an interesting definition of Hell, but it’s not how the Bible describes Hell.  It’s the worst of all possible suffering, and it is a dreadful reality to those who haven’t believed in the Gospel rightly preached from the Word of God. This trivialized, works-based fluff is what you get when a very influential […]

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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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Rick Warren’s Purpose Driven Paradigm awakens once again

In case you thought Rick Warren was fading into the background giving the New Apostolic Reformation the spotlight, think again. While the NAR “apostles” target youth ripe for revival, Warren is back in the saddle targeting pastors around the globe for his one-world P.E.A.C.E. Plan. For the first time in almost a decade, Saddleback pastor […]

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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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Guilty by Association or Accessory to Heresy?

I am getting so tired of pastors and authors and those who claim to be born-again teachers of the flock continue to “go anywhere for the cause of the Gospel,” and then either affiliate with heretics or forget to actually preach the Gospel.  Author Brandon Hines shares some thoughts on whether “guilt by association” is […]

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