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Building a Biblically Healthy Women’s Ministry

The following piece, written by Pastor John Chester of Piedmont Bible Church and Parking Space 23, is published on Michelle Lesley’s blog. One piece of advice he offers to pastors who desire to build healthy women’s ministries is “Be willing to veto a book, a curriculum, or even a topic that the women’s Bible study wants to use.” Pastors must also […]

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Truth - shall make you free

Reprise: Seeing the Unseen: The Nature of Spiritual Warfare

First posted July 18, 2017 Did the Lord Jesus teach his followers to “bind” the powers of darkness?  Should the emphasis on spiritual warfare be on prayer-infused power encounters? What exactly does the Bible teach on the nature of spiritual warfare? Well, according to Christian apologist Greg Koukl of Stand to Reason (STR), the Bible has […]

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A Guided Tour to 2017’s Bestselling Christian Books

Blogger, author and book reviewer Tim Challies urges us to keep in mind that just because a book is published under a Christian label and sold in a Christian bookstore doesn’t mean the book is filled with truth. A large number of so-called Christian books are stuffed full of error. “At a time where truth is easier […]

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Fear of the Lord - by Marsha West

Seven Reasons 1 Timothy 2:12 Isn’t the Crazy Aunt We Hide in the Closet when Company Comes Over

Bible study author, speaker and blogger Michelle Lesley queries: “Are we more afraid of the wrath of woman than the wrath of God?” According to Lesley, although they may not realize it, for a large number of professing Christians the answer is, sadly, yes. It is evident that many believers fear man (what other people think […]

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Seeing the Unseen: The Nature of Spiritual Warfare

Did the Lord Jesus teach his followers to “bind” the powers of darkness?  Should the emphasis on spiritual warfare be on prayer-infused power encounters? What exactly does the Bible teach on the nature of spiritual warfare? Well, according to Christian apologist Greg Koukl of Stand to Reason (STR), the Bible has a lot to say about […]

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Which of These Crazy Jennifer LeClaire Quotes Did She NOT Say?

Steven Kozar of Messed Up Church has put together a quiz for you to take. The quotes include…witches, and prophets and squids, oh my!  According to Jennifer LeClaire, the Holy Spirit is responsible for the words she utters. Now to Steve’s quiz. Enjoy! The following quotes from Charisma Magazine editor Jennifer LeClaire are all real, except […]

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You Might Be a Pharisee If . . .

Those of us who are involved in online discernment ministries (ODM) take on Scripture twisters and outright heretics.  Professing Christians who’ve fallen into false teaching come back at us with “take the log out of your own eye,” as if bringing truth to light means we’re judging. ODM’s have been labeled “Heresy Hunter,” “Legalist,” “Pharisee” […]

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