How Dan Southerland’s seeker-strategy shapeshifted the Church

If you are wondering how many of today’s “seeker friendly/seeker-sensitive” mega-growth churches came about, this article will help you see how one man was able to influence tens of thousands of churches to adopt a new paradigm shift. Perhaps you will recognize some of his methods in your own church.

Necromancy ​in the Church: Promise Keepers and Steve Berger

Necromancy is the practice of communing and interacting with the dead, an abomination God strictly prohibits: “There shall not be found among you anyone who burns his son or his daughter as an offering,[a] anyone who practices divination or tells fortunes or interprets omens, or a sorcerer or a charmer or a medium or a necromancer or one Continue Reading

The Progressive Disease of Spiritual Deception in Our Time

Many who once stood firm on the solid foundation of biblical doctrine have gone soft. So soft, in fact, that one can hardly differentiate between the so-called born-again Christ followers and the carnal world. Jesus is not surprised at all, as He warned that this would happen. A a few Continue Reading

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, Continue Reading

Association of Related Churches: Time to get off the ARC

A few years ago I became aware of a network of churches called Association of Related Churches, or ARC. This church planting organization runs on the Seeker, Growth-By-Numbers model and started in 2000 with six founders: Greg Surratt, Billy Hornsby, Rick Bezet, Chris Hodges, Dino Rizzo and Scott Hornsby. The Continue Reading

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 with Amy Spreeman and Michelle Lesley Listen/Subscribe The Messed Up Church: “Still Standing Up for the Truth” Steven Kozar Janet Mefferd Today: “Beth Continue Reading