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Assertions and Assumptions are NOT the Foundation of the Church

Steven Kozar of Messed Up Church, a blog over at Pirate Christian, believes that much of the bad teaching in churches happens because people who teach often make unbiblical assertions.  And the gullible folks in the pews just assume what they’re being taught is the gospel truth.  After all, pastors/teachers/church leaders would never stray from […]

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10 ways to identify false teaching

In March we linked to Rick Becker’s “8 reasons believers shouldn’t remain in a church” and in April “10 invalid arguments in defense of false teachers.” So now Becker offers his view of the 10 ways to identity false teaching. In #5, False teaching Misinterpret the kingdom of God, he reminds us: Jesus said that His kingdom is […]

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Touch Not My Anointed?

Ever wonder what charismatics mean when they spout the words “Touch not My anointed one!” We know that in the Old Testament God had Samuel anoint David as Israel’s king. But does God still choose certain men for positions of power and then instruct someone to anoint them? Bible study author, speaker and blogger Michelle […]

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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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Why Wasn’t Nabeel Qureshi Healed? (In Response to Dr. Michael Brown’s Article)

Pastor Gabriel Hughes responds to a piece Dr. Michael Brown wrote on the recent death of Muslim turned Christian apologist Nabeel Qureshi. “Heaven was hardly mentioned in Dr. Brown’s article,” Hughes noted. Not surprisingly a call to repentance by Brown wasn’t given at all. His message was basically, ‘Most people won’t be physically healed, and […]

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With Blessing From TD Jakes, Chris Hill Says He’s Ready for Ministry 3 Months After Affair Scandal

According to Scripture, if someone commits adultery and other grave sins, he or she is permanently disqualified as a spiritual overseer — a person who functions in leadership. Evidently TD Jakes hasn’t read 1 Tim 3:1-5 that clearly states the qualifications of a church leader: The saying is trustworthy: If anyone aspires to the office […]

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Is it Always God’s Will to Heal?

In this piece over at Equip The Saint, Costi Hinn, nephew of notorious faith healer Benny Hinn, presents six clear truths that explain God’s will in regards to healing.  For those who haven’t heard Costi’s story, in a nutshell the Lord delivered him out of  a counterfeit Christian movement known as Word of Faith (sometimes referred to […]

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Dr. Michael Brown Ruins His Credibility on His Own Facebook Wall, Then Deletes All the Evidence

Steven Kozar claims that Dr. Michael Brown lost all credibility on his Facebook wall by choosing to become a “cheerleader” for false teachers. Sadly, Dr. Brown, who is a highly regarded Bible scholar and host of The Line of Fire, has declined to compare the teaching of those who teach doctrines of devils (1 Tim […]

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