It has to be acknowledged that the megachurches in particular focus on bringing people to Christ, in the manner that they feel is most effective. Whether their methods or gospel are truly effective, is another debate. But surely all Christians, whatever form of church they participate in, desire others to also be saved through faith … More Do the Megachurches have Evangelism right – and do we?
“Let us not give up meeting together, as some are in the habit of doing, but let us encourage one another–and all the more as you see the Day approaching.” (Heb. 10:24-25) I don’t know of another Scripture that has suffered more abuse than this one. It is often quoted as the reason people must … More Does it matter where you sit on Sunday?
Many of you may be aware of these interpretations of the following scriptures. They enable a very robust practice of faith. Critics of Christianity often see weakness in the cultural interpretations of these scriptures, but the biblical interpretation is powerful. Mt. 5:39. Turn the other cheek. Culture’s Interpretation Forgive and forget. Make peace, not war. … More Let the weak say “I am strong”
Walk-thru-walls said: In a nutshell: Submit to your leaders – fine… great. As you correctly say we all have to submit to a number of authorities. Society is based upon adhering to overt and covert Social Facts. But the extent of this submission is what i think is the key issue. Within a church meeting/gathering … More Pastor says: ‘Do as you’re told!’
From an article by Patrick Zukeran, drawing on a book by Dr Ronald Enroth, ‘Churches that Abuse’. Distinguishing marks of abusive churches: First, abusive churches have a control-oriented style of leadership. Second, the leaders of such churches often use manipulation to gain complete submission from their members. Third, there is a rigid, legalistic lifestyle involving … More 7 Habits of Highly Abusive Churches
Many churches send their members a personalised birthday card. My church does, so does Hillsong – click on the Birthdays tab. We also commemorate Mother’s Day and Father’s Day with gifts for the mums and dads. These little things are supposed to help people feel that they are cared for by their church family. My … More Happy […] – Love from Church
Here’s a taste of Steve Munsey in his YouTube video, ‘Clouds Without Water’, – 4 mins 48 seconds worth. Featuring Elizabeth believing John the Baptist is dead in her womb, and Steve Munsey being overshadowed by the Holy Spirit. The special number in this broadcast is 8. I wonder if he later asked for 8, … More Steve Munsey Gives Birth
The Daily Telegraph story claiming that the gay lobby wanted to ban the words ‘Mum’ and ‘Dad’ in schools, which we posted here has been exposed on Mediawatch on ABC TV as a complete beat up. I’m posting this up so that it has the same prominence as the original article, as any correction should … More Gay Lobby Bans Mum and Dad – Complete Lie!
A report on Radio National’s “The Spirit of Things” on Sunday showed just how far the Rev Moon and his “Unification Church” has influence with US Government and right-wing evangelical Christian leaders. Prayer lunch with Rev Moon In January 2001, Moon’s Washington Times foundation sponsored an inter-faith prayer luncheon for President Bush. In attendance were … More Has right-wing Christianity been Mooned?
[A woman] attended Presence 2006. At this conference there was two sessions where people were given the opportunity to give into the miracle offering. During the second miracle offering, PsS Phil stopped praying/preaching when [the woman] came forward to place her miracle offering in the basket and asked her what she believing in God for. … More Buy me a Miracle