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Invalid reasons for staying in a church you know teaches false doctrine

Recently we posted “10 invalid arguments in defense of false teachers” by Rick Becker. Now Becker lays out 8 reasons believers shouldn’t remain in a church. One of the reasons people often cite for staying is that they feel they play a valuable role in the church, such as secretary, worship leader, Bible teacher, or even […]

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Fighting Off the Wolves

The Apostles weren’t afraid to speak the truth boldly about those who teach falsely in order to protect the sheep of God. For example, Peter said of wolves in sheep’s clothing: They count it pleasure to revel in the daytime. They are blots and blemishes, reveling in their deceptions, while they feast with you. They […]

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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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Amputating Discernment Ministry from the Body of Christ

“If there were ever a dire need for discernment ministry done right and biblically, it’s now,” says Bible study author, speaker and blogger Michelle Lesley. So why do so many Christians rail against discernment ministries? According to Michelle, “One of the most common arguments I hear against discernment ministry is that it’s the job of the pastor, […]

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Women and False Teachers: Why Men Don’t Get It, and Why It’s Imperative That They Do

According to Bible study author, speaker and blogger Michelle Lesley, women respond differently to false teachers than men do. Take for example the Genesis account of the Garden of Eden. It was Eve who succumbed to the wiles of the crafty serpent, not Adam. Michelle has some interesting thoughts on why the serpent chose to […]

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Defining Orthodoxy in Our Modern World

Recently a manifesto was released by the Council for Biblical Manhood and Womanhood known as the Nashville Statement (NS). The manifesto proclaims that traditional sexual morality is based on the clear teaching of Scripture, not on the whims of an ever changing culture.  Albert Mohler, president of Southern Baptist Theological Seminary and a signatory to NS, […]

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Remembering the enticing appeal of Richard Foster and Beth Moore’s Be Still film

You’ll want to remember how certain esteemed Christian leaders introduced the evangelical community to contemplative prayer (CP), also referred to as centering prayer, breath prayer, meditation and listening prayer.  Why is this important to remember?  For the reason that CP is steeped in Roman Catholic mysticism and is highly unbiblical. Yet Christian celebs such as Richard Foster […]

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It’s not too late

The late Ken Silva, owner of Apprising Ministries and Christian Research Network, wrote this blog post in 2012. His reflections from four years ago were true then and they are even more pertinent today. Ken lamented that, “Our young people are growing up in a dying nation, awash with relativistic political correctness, and skeptical, godless […]

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