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Hillsong: Houston IS The Problem

Bud Ahlheim of Pulpit & Pen fills us in on what the problem is.  Hint: Brian Houston and the false prosperity gospel coming from Hillsong.  Bud offers many examples of why churches should reconsider using this popular group’s music during worship. Words matter, as you will see: Brian Houston’s autobiographical fodder entitled Live Love Lead, published […]

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Media respond to Houston dropping hot potato “pastor” Driscoll from Hillsong Conference 2015

Here’s a comedy of errors if ever there was one.  Hillsong Church’s pastor and notorious false teacher Brian Houston decided to drop former pastor of Seattle’s Mars Hill Church, Mark Driscoll, from Hillsong Conference 2015 even though he has been fully aware of the controversy over Driscoll.  Houston had many people shaking their heads when he decided to do an interview with Driscoll. Well, over the […]

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The fruit of Global Leadership Summit 2018

“How many of us are saving our best for the next life when all we have is this life?” That’s one of the many nuggets coming from an allegedly Christian conference for Christian leaders. While the event distanced itself from it’s controversial founder, Bill Hybels, it remains a conference lacking in true biblical leadership. And […]

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10 invalid arguments in defense of false teachers

Rick Becker begins his piece with, Scripture warns us that in the last days some will depart from the faith, and be deceived by evil spirits and teachings of demons. Those who teach false doctrines are not on the fringes of Christianity, they are in the center in the form of the Evangelical Industrial Complex.  Bethel, […]

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Why Dr. Michael Brown Has No Credibility

In 2016, Anthony Wade came down hard on Christian apologist Michael Brown for showing a stunning lack of discernment over the years. In light of  the company he keeps (see the wolves he associates with here), should we have any confidence in Dr. Brown at all? Should someone who knowingly runs with ravenous wolves be […]

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Hillsong’s Carl Lentz Tells Christians Labeling Him a Coward: ‘You and I Know a Different Jesus’

“Hillsong is seen as this hip, progressive church that’s drawn huge millennial crowds, but it’s still evangelical,” co-host of “The View” Sara Haines stated to Cark Lentz. “So, where do you stand on social issues that young people are particularly passionate about, like gay marriage [and] abortion? Like, how do you address those types of […]

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The felt-needs gospel is no Gospel at all

Have you ever fallen for a feel-good gospel that ministers to your ache for feeling special, or longing for admiration from a god who dances over you and thinks you’re the apple of his eye? What about sermon messages or books that help you look deeply into your past pains, or prayers that ask God […]

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Catalyst: It’s never been about Jesus

Catalyst is the premiere Emergent conference for young leaders to learn how to teach people about Jesus how to shift the purpose of the church from Bible-centered to celebrity-centered themes. To understand this, you’ll need to explore three questions: What are the red flags with Brian Houston? What are the red flags with Craig Groeschel? […]

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