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Is church for seekers or saints?

From church marketing, to “seeker-friendly” or “seeker-sensitive” strategies, the visible Church still seems to want to make church all about the “unchurched.” Why is that? Why do we think being part of a church is the end-all “whew!” goal of evangelism? What happens to the saints hoping to be sanctified when church is all about […]

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Dan Southerland

How Dan Southerland’s seeker-strategy shapeshifted the Church

The following is taken from  and page references are given where appropriate. This is what they’re pushing: Southerland’s Overall Steps to “Transition” your church: Change your Approach – from “Program Driven” (read: traditional), to “Purpose Driven”. Change your Target – from reaching saved fellow Christians to reaching the “un-churched”. (this is an oxymoron, since church […]

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8 WRONG reasons for staying in a church that teaches false doctrine

Should you stay or should you go now?When God removes the scales of deception from your eyes, you may very well find yourself in a dilemma.  The church that you love, attend, and where you were possibly even saved, teaches false doctrine.  False doctrines such as word of faith, NAR dominion theology and many others […]

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Videos and Podcasts

Here is a collection of some informational interviews in video and radio podcast format, covering various topics. Enjoy and share: Podcasts “A Word Fitly Spoken”Podcast series withAmy Spreeman and Michelle Lesley Listen/Subscribe Janet Mefferd Today: “Beth Moore and Gender Equity” with Amy Spreeman Theology Gals: New Apostolic Reformation with Amy Spreeman   Heresy Hiding in […]

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Farewell, Willow Creek

Every once in a while progressive-leaning site Patheos has a story worth reading. Like this one titled, Farewell, Willow Creek: Where the “Regular” Churches Can Go From Here, by Jonathan Aigner. I share it here because it captures the frustration held by so many who came out of the seeker-friendly model Willow Creek’s Bill Hybels […]

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Getting ‘Unhitched’ from the Old Testament? Andy Stanley Aims at Heresy

Megachurch pastor Andy Stanley describes the effort to retain much of the Old Testament as “intellectually ruinous and morally debilitating.” Albert Mohler, president of Southern Seminary & Boyce College, disagrees. He argues that because the Lord Jesus and the Apostles did not “unhitch the Christian faith from their Jewish Scriptures” as Stanley urges Christians to do, […]

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Jordan Peterson, Jung, and Hope for the Faint-Hearted

Who is Jordan Peterson? If you don’t already know, you will, as he’s the West’s “hottest intellectual.”  Dr. Peterson’s website informs us that he’s a Professor of Psychology at the University of Toronto, a clinical psychologist, a public speaker, and the and author of “12 Rules For Life: An Antidote to Chaos.” He’s become a regular […]

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Lori

We took our family from a church because we knew something wasn’t right, but it wasn’t until we were in the next church that my research started and we had words. So, while we weren’t able to confront the first church about their seeker sensitive, emergent, contemplative ways, years later we were at a church […]

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