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I’m old enough to remember when “evangelical” was a bad word

According to Jesse Johnson “evangelical suffers from an ambiguity largely owning to its diversity. The National Association of Evangelicals (NAE) is different than the Alliance of Confessing Evangelicals, yet members of both would sign the Manhattan Declaration. If you believe the gospel and the fundamentals (inerrancy, virgin birth, bodily resurrection, personal conversion, etc.), does that make you evangelical? There is […]

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The Disturbing Legacy of Charles Finney

Dr. Michael S. Horton, Member of the Alliance of Confessing Evangelicals and cohost of the White Horse Inn radio program. penned the exposé on Charles Finney that’s posted over at Monergism: No single man is more responsible for the distortion of Christian truth in our age than Charles Grandison Finney. His “new measures” created a framework for […]

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Evangelicals Divided, A Movement Fractured, Part 1

By Marsha West Evangelicalism as a movement is rushing headlong toward theological ambiguity, which is another way of saying apostasy. ~ Michael Horton  The failure of modern evangelicalism is the failure to understand the holiness of God. ~ R.C. Sproul  At one time the word evangelical was used to differentiate Protestantism from Roman Catholicism and […]

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Mysticism: Its Origin and Impact on Contemporary Christian Thought

By Zachary Doppelt Verax Institute Within Evangelical Christianity there has been a resurging interest in the writings of the mystics and their intuitive approach to God. This has been noticeable with the growing interest in authors such as Richard Foster, Henri Nouwen and Thomas Merton, as well as the leadership of such scholars such as […]

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Bruce Jenner, Gay Marriage, and Planned Parenthood: The Self-Deification of a Nation

In this blog post Mike Riccardi of The Cripplegate reminds us Who’s in charge of the universe — the One who created it.  Riccardi believes that the issues American’s are being forced to deal with–transgrenderism, homosexualism and the destruction of marriage, and abortion–“all stem from the same polluted fountain out of which even the first sin […]

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“Q” Is Cool

Respected Bible scholar Peter Jones of truthxchange has written a piece that every Bible believing Christian should read.  In it he reveals the reasons the Evangelical movement is in theological crisis mode right now.  In April 2015 1,300  Christian leaders sat through teaching by “Q” founder David Gushee and homosexual activist Matthew Vines defending the “Christian Gay” movement.  One of […]

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Save America – at what cost to the Gospel?

Will Christians replace commitment and loyalty to the Gospel for commitment and loyalty to a dominionist agenda? This is a great question posed by LightHouse Trails blog:   As America is fast approaching another presidential election year, Dominionist/Kingdom Now political and religious figures are joining forces with evangelical Christian groups. While having concern for the state […]

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Pitiable Capitulating Pro-Family Leaders – Part 2

Before the term pro-family was hijacked by liberals (evangelical was also hijacked) supporters were largely made up from conservative Protestants, Roman Catholics, Mennonites, Mormons, Muslims, and Jews, naming just a few. For the sake of the country, religious conservatives agreed to set aside their differences and pull together a grass roots movement of concerned citizens. […]

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The Juvenilization of American Christianity

Americans of all ages are not sure they want to grow up. It is common to hear thirty-, forty-, or even fifty-year-olds say things like, “I guess I have to start thinking of myself as an adult now.” Many emerging adults ages eighteen to twenty-three want to get married and have children eventually, but they […]

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