Umm… Is this what you would call worship or the next type of relevant ‘church’ setting? http://www.ziggybeats.com/ This is the most interesting one…
You can read this poem hear on Hillsong’s web site. Your thoughts? http://myhillsong.com/church-lord-jesus-christ The Church of the Lord Jesus Christ She is the plan of God on earth; always in her Father’s eye: Cherished, mysterious, beautiful and potent beyond measure: King empowered and life infused. She emerges triumphant; limitless with potential; a harbour for the … More Fergusson’s Tribute to Hillsong?
The latest news on Matthew Ford: His website has been updated. (Observe ‘Tranced Out Tuesdays’ .) http://www.fireitup.com.au/ He’s now switched to the suit and lost his little red cap of fur upon his head. A now serious conservative looking Ghost Toker. But it’s not that I’m wanting to specifically drag your focus towards. It’s more … More New Matt Ford’s Features
Todd said: “I think what guards against dangerous theology is a wide community challenging your own theology and being open that you maybe be wrong or looking at it at an unhealthy view.” To some extent I agree but often your main connections are people who share similar doctrinal beliefs. At the end of the … More How Exclusive is Too Exclusive
Jeremiah 3:6 When King Josiah was ruling Judah, the Lord said to me, “Did you see what unfaithful Israel did? She was like a prostitute with her idols on every hill and under every green tree. Maybe I’ve taken this too far out of context, but has anyone observed how much Bentley promoted other fraudulent … More Brotherly or Prostitutionary?
Rick Warren is one of the most influential Christian leaders around today, even praying at President Obama’s inauguration. The Purpose Driven movement is growing consistently larger. It is undoubtedly successful, and many would say that this is because God is blessing the quality of what they are doing. Yet some people do have difficulty when … More The Five Purposes of a Purpose Driven Church
Following on from the discussion on tithing at https://signposts02.wordpress.com/2010/01/04/does-hebrews-promote-tithing , the discussion turned to the notion of a reward from God for tithing or financial giving to support ministry. I asked Facelift : <i>”What times do you think that giving to God has a reward? You say that reward shouldnt always be our motive, in what … More Should we expect a reward from our giving, and what is its nature?
An old article from Christian Today: Interview with HILLSONG Founder Brian Houston by Andrew Clark Posted: Wednesday, August 11, 2004, 21:18 (BST) Font Scale:A A A The Hillsong Church, which was founded in Sydney in 1983, has experienced huge growth in Australia and in London, but also has set up churches in the Ukraine and … More Brian Houston’s Lost Vision?
Not long ago here, discussion turned to whether or not it was OK for Christian’s to use the term ‘Allah’ when referring to God. I read today that Malaysian courts have now ruled that it is legal for Christians to use the term ‘Allah’ for God, and this has inspired peaceful protests from Muslim groups. … More The Use of ‘Allah’
FaceLift says (at least until S&P deletes it): In regard to some people’s understanding of the tithe: I will say, from previous discussions, that we [i.e. heretic & facelift ] have a fundamental difference of opinion regarding the role of Melchizadek and Abraham, and the types portrayed at their meeting at Salem, which is also … More Does Hebrews promote tithing?