How do we evangelise? Should we feel pressure to do so?

I’ve lifted this question by Teddy in its entirety from the previous thread, because I think its a worthwhile topic on its own. Teddy asked: A question. Do you believe that the church is responsible for accomplishing the very thing that God Himself accomplishes as part of His plan to wrap up this church age? … More How do we evangelise? Should we feel pressure to do so?

Deception Champions the Cause of Hillsong Conference 2010

The Hillsong website reads: Faith, Hope, Love. If they were honest with themselves, it should read: Money, Power, Deception. Seems like a strong statement to make. But on their website, in regards to their conference they say: “Hillsong Conference is designed to champion the cause of the local church everywhere.” If they are ‘championing the … More Deception Champions the Cause of Hillsong Conference 2010

Boycotting Hillsong Music – Too Extreme?

RavingPente revealed to Signposts02 some time ago her surprise of Hillsong’s statement of faith. In particular the following line: “We believe that in order to receive forgiveness and the ‘new birth’ we must repent of our sins, believe in the Lord Jesus Christ, and submit to His will for our lives.” – The Bottom … More Boycotting Hillsong Music – Too Extreme?

Judging Trees

Discerning False Prophets and Wicked Ministries We often say we are to judge a tree by it’s fruit. Their are three places in Matthew where we find Jesus talking about trees and fruit. The first instance is in the preaching of John the Baptist: Matt 3:7-10 But when he saw many Pharisees and Sadducees coming … More Judging Trees

The ‘True Thing’ & The ‘New Thing’ The Spirit of Error reports: God is Doing a “New Thing” — Or Is He? Have you ever heard a Christian teacher make this statement? Chances are, you have. It’s become a catch phrase to promote all kinds of dangerous teachings, like this recent one from “Prophet” Paul Keith Davis of WhiteDove Ministries. See … More The ‘True Thing’ & The ‘New Thing’

The Love of Luxury

Following on from S&P’s thoughts on ministers getting swept of track in the area of exaggeration, I wondered whether this example of corruption by luxury is another example of how leaders and even entire congregations can get swept off track. In the Sydney Morning Herald today, this article regarding exposure to luxury appeared. Basically, students … More The Love of Luxury