Tag Archives | Prosperity gospel

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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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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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Kris Vallotton: Prosperity Preacher Exchanging Love for Wealth

NAR heretic Kris Vallotton actually teaches that God wants His people to be wealthy in spite of all the scriptures that say just the opposite.  Here’s an example of how wealth corrupts people: Now listen, you rich people, weep and wail because of the misery that is coming on you. Your wealth has rotted, and […]

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Evangelicals should be deeply troubled by Donald Trump’s attempt to mainstream heresy

The liberal Washington Post has an excellent piece by Michael Horton who is an author, speaker, and J. Gresham Machen professor of Theology and Apologetics at Westminster Seminary.  Dr. Horton expresses his concern that Donald Trump’s inauguration will help to mainstream the heretical Word of Faith (WOF) movement. He points out that “Trump has surrounded himself with […]

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Christ Driving the Money Changers From the Temple

Would Jesus refer to certain people on Trump’s Christian Advisory Committee as serpents and hypocrites?

By Marsha West I have a deep concern for those who are warring against the Lord Jesus Christ.  I’m speaking of men and women who are spreading a false gospel around the globe, a gospel that saves no one.  In Mat. 23, Jesus rebuked false teachers for being full of “hypocrisy and lawlessness.” He also […]

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Hillsong: Houston IS The Problem

Bud Ahlheim of Pulpit & Pen fills us in on what the problem is.  Hint: Brian Houston and the false prosperity gospel coming from Hillsong.  Bud offers many examples of why churches should reconsider using this popular group’s music during worship. Words matter, as you will see: Brian Houston’s autobiographical fodder entitled Live Love Lead, published […]

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Looking at HGTV’s Fixer Upper Joanna Gaines’ testimony: Christianity, or Prosperity Gospel?

Elizabeth Prata of The End Time is to be commended for tackling such a controversial topic as this one will surely be.  Full disclosure: My husband and I are fans of Fixer Upper and regularly watch the show.  So when I came across Elizabeth’s blog post, my first thought was, “Uh-oh.”  Nevertheless, I felt I should […]

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Death, the prosperity gospel and me

Kate Bowler is 35 years old, a wife, mother of a toddler, an assistant professor of the history of Christianity in North America at Duke University, and the author of “Blessed: The History of the American Prosperity Gospel.”  Kate recently found out she has stage 4 cancer.  In a piece she wrote for the New […]

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Popular Christian music groups teaching heresy?

The blog post below addresses the astonishing lack of discernment among self-professed Christians when it comes to contemporary Christian music (CCM).  The truth of the matter is that most CCM really isn’t Christian at all — not even close!  How do I know that? By listening to the lyrics.  More often than not CCM is […]

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Confusion

Complementarian John Piper shares teaching duties with a woman?

Todd Pruitt, contributor on Mortification of Spin’s (MOS) podcast, tackles this contentious issue in a blog post entitled, “Now I’m really confused about complementarianism.”  No doubt some readers are wondering what that word means.  Briefly, complementarians hold the view that men and women have different roles in leadership in the church — women are not to teach or exercise […]

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