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Shepherd guarding sheep

Depression & the Ministry – Part 1

Eric Davis of The Cripplegate has written a thought provoking piece for spiritual leaders who sometimes experience “the dark guest within.” Davis offers 5 reasons why our church leaders may go through times of sorrow. Sorrow is almost inherent to the ministry, says Davis who pastors a church in Jackson Hole, WY. In part 2 he addresses the […]

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Billy Graham’s Grandson Tullian Tchividjian Fired by Willow Creek After Confessing Another Affair

Christian News Network’s Heather Clark has the story: Just over six months after hiring him as the Director of Ministry Development following his resignation as lead pastor of Coral Ridge Presbyterian Church upon admission of an affair, Florida’s Willow Creek Church has fired Tullian Tchividjian, the grandson of Billy Graham, as he has now confessed to a […]

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Context

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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Silenced

Your Choice: Homosexual Hegemony or Free Speech

Bill Muehlenberg of Culture Watch details how homosexual fascism is on the rise.  LGBT activists aim to silence all dissenting voices and are attempting to destroy anyone who disagrees with their radical agenda. We’re in the midst of a moral revolution that is rapidly spreading across America and pressure to conform to the LGBT agenda is mounting. […]

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Think positive

“The moment you speak something out you give birth to it”

Amiee Byrd, author and contributor on Mortification of Spin, has written a review of Positively Powerless.  I’ll get to Aimee’s review in a moment but before I do, a short synopsis on the Power of Positive Thinking is in order.  Positive thinking is based in the so-called Law of Attraction which is the principle that like attracts like. […]

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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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