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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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5 Ways Christians Should Judge

Author, speaker and national talk show host Julie Roys asks a twofold question: Are Christians supposed to judge or not judge? And just what is the Christian standard? Here are Julie Roys’ 5 biblically-based principles concerning judging…. It happened when I posted something to social media lamenting author Jen Hatmaker’s disastrous decision to affirm gay […]

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Bad Fruit, Diseased Trees, and the Authority of God’s Word

Author, speaker and blogger Michelle Lesley often has to deal with disgruntled people who contact her to defend a high-profile false teacher she has warned us about.  Yes, some who profess a belief in Christ actually stand up for wolves in the hen house and will even refuse to listen to the evidence.  Why? Because […]

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Discernment Ministry – A Biblical Defense

There is no shortage of critics in the evangelical community who oppose those of us involved in what is called an online discernment ministry (ODM).  Our well-meaning brethren often take “discerners” to task for reporting on false teachers and apostate movements within the visible Church.  Moreover, we are chastised for being too focused on negative […]

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“Jesus Said You Shouldn’t Judge”

After being accused of judging, Stand to Reason’s Tim Barnett addresses the assertion from a biblical perspective.  He writes: A while back, I posted the following comment on my Facebook Page: Everyone—Buddhist, Hindu, Muslim, Christian, Jew, New Ager, Atheist—needs to answer the same question: What makes humans valuable in the first place? Normally, I don’t […]

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Three signs of a believer

By Elizabeth Prata Tom Chantry at The Cripplegate has written a very good essay titled Occam’s Razor and the Perpetuity of Evangelical Scandal In it, he states logically and simply that if people would simply stop accepting at face value the proclamations of celebrity pastors and the like that they are Christians, lives would be made […]

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Does the Bible really say we’re not to judge?

By Marsha West Some professing Christians become infuriated when a “watchblogger” has the chutzpah to report on a false teacher by name, as if naming names is unbiblical. High-profile leaders and bloggers who mention heretics by name are often accused of demonizing or judging them. For example, when I expose Rick Warren’s latest effort to […]

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