Tag: truth

Hey Bill Johnson & Bethel Church, God Put Himself in a Box Called “Bible”

I receive emails from people around the world who are deeply confused and frightened by the teaching and supposed “miracle” ministry of Bill Johnson, Bethel Church, and Jesus Culture in Redding California. Many of these emails are from well meaning friends and family […]

American Christianity: So Easy Anyone Can Do It

Has your comfort zone fooled you into thinking you’re living for Christ?

3 Ways a Small Group Will Save Your Life

Small Groups Are Vitally Important… Want to hear a staggering statistic? Approximately 90% of the people in our church who are in a small group (what we call Life Groups), are bearing fruit in their walk with Christ. They’re dealing […]

Killing Sin

As I was listening to a sermon recently from a well-known Pastor, he shared a story about his mom giving him a Bible with a very impactful sentence she had written in the front. It said, “This book will keep […]

Stop Thanking Your Pastor

It was Arthur W. Pink who wrote: The great work of the pulpit is to press the authoritative claims of the Creator and Judge of all the earth—to show how short we have come of meeting God’s just requirements, to […]

Trump’s Inauguration and Mormonism

Last week a soprano from the famed Mormon Tabernacle choir refused to sing at Donald Trump’s presidential inauguration (according to CNN) citing: “… I have spent several sleepless nights and days in turmoil and agony. I have reflected carefully on […]

Re-Think Evangelism

Whenever the word “evangelism” comes up, it’s not uncommon for Christians to experience some sort of emotional response that is less than pleasant. Eye rolling, ear plugging, or even church hopping are all strategies that some will employ just to avoid the […]

Are You a Manzanita Tree?

Manzanita tree. I had never heard of such a thing until my wife and I were knee-deep in planning our wedding. To be honest, she was planning the wedding, I was pretending to be useful. I’ll never forget when she […]

The Holy Spirit: Triumph or Tragedy?

There is a member of the Holy Trinity that is most neglected, misunderstood, and misrepresented, yet, He is an integral and equal part of the Godhead. Many of His works go unnoticed, while many foolish and outlandish practices are credited […]