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Andy Stanley, Megachurches, and the Bullying of Christ’s Bride

  Nate Pickowicz is the pastor/planter of Harvest Bible Church in New Hampshire and blogs for Entreating Favor.  A number of years ago, my wife and I were members of a large New England church; a “megachurch.” Now, it’s very important that I differentiate between a “large” church and a “megachurch” as it’s more than simply number […]

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An Analysis of Celebrate Recovery Addictions Program

Eric Davis of The Cripplegate analyzes the popular packaged addiction program, Celebrate Recovery (CR) that many churches have adopted.  The program, created by John Baker and Rick Warren, is supposedly based on biblical principles. In his review, Davis informs us that “CR is founded on eight principles taken from the Beatitudes and has similarities to the […]

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Pope Francis’ Inter-Religious Video Prayer Request For World Peace and Justice

News Alert from Understand the Times  In first prayer video, Pope stresses interfaith unity: ‘We are all children of God’ Article: Ecumenical movement – Other Religions Uniting With Roman Catholics The Pope’s first-ever video message on his monthly prayer intentions was released Tuesday,Watch Video on You Tube [see below] highlighting the importance of interreligious dialogue […]

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Steven Furtick Gladhands TD Jakes’ Church – Gives $35,000 To Jakes

For those who are unfamiliar with Steven Furtick, he is among those the late Ken Silva dubbed: Evangelical Ecumenical Magisterium (EEM) which is comprised of megachurch pastors. In a blog post entitled Steven Furtick and the Second Great Embarrassment, Silva quipped: “Furtick is the spiritually nefarious prophet-leader of the highly influential multi-site megachurch known as Elevation Church, […]

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Ronnie Floyd and IHOP Now Bringing Catholic Track

Southern Baptists will not be amused at what their president is doing.  Seems he is leading that denomination down a very slippery slope.  The Pulpit and Pen has the report: Last week I reported on Southern Baptist president, Ronnie Floyd, participating in the Onething Conference put on by the apostate IHOP (International House Of Prayer) Church, […]

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Why Evangelicals and Catholics Cannot be “Together”

Jordan Standridge of The Cripplegate covers the many reasons evangelicals must not unit with the apostate Roman Catholic Church (RCC) even though some of our leaders are doing everything in their power to bring evangelicals and Catholics together under one big tent. Think: Rick Warren, who seems to have forgotten about the Protestant Reformation. But, thankfully, […]

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Who are the apostates?

In this piece Mike Ratliff of Possessing the Treasure points out something that many Christians are unaware of: “An apostate can remain in an organized so-called “Christian Church” and be very religious and remain quite active in the “ministry” of deceiving as many people as he or she can. I mentioned it earlier in this […]

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Africa to go Purpose Driven this year?

A year ago I reported a plan by Saddleback Pastor Rick Warren to change the world, or at least a continent: Africa. He started by  inviting key pastors for what he calls an All-Africa Purpose Driven Church Leadership Conference.” It’s the next step in his global P.E.A.C.E. Plan. “Let’s take the whole gospel to the […]

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