Lots has been written about discipleship. Many churches have some kind of discipleship program that appears every now and then. It’s a process that’s expected to happen once we become a Christian. This is what Dallas Willard says on the subject in his book, “The Divine Conspiracy”. Non-discipleship is the elephant in the church. It … More Evangelicalism and Discipleship
Bull commented: The Church hasn’t replaced Israel, but been grafted in to Israel. (Romans 11 a reflection and extension of Jesus calling himself the vine, and we being the branches) We have been grafted in under the New Covenant. The Church is NOT the new Israel. There is now one new man in Christ Jesus. … More Do they claim to be a ‘Christ’?
(ADMIN EDIT: please see the comment I put below the article … I now refute, on behalf of SP02 the character assassination contained in the following article … more edits will be needed, but this is a big article and I will need to be completely rewritten. I am just glad I wasn’t the author! … More Is The ‘Lake’ In Blake? (Edited, with apologies to Curry Blake).
On a previous thread, Muppet said: The Church has been full of imperfections and incorrect teaching since its inception. The Body continues to grow however and moves towards maturity and unity. How are we supposed to engage with such imperfection? We’re a living part of this Church, we / God must be doing something right. … More Engaging with Imperfection
It’s pretty clear that as Christians, we are meant to have friends, starting with Jesus. 12″This is (O)My commandment, that you love one another, just as I have loved you. 13″(P)Greater love has no one than this, that one (Q)lay down his life for his friends. 14″You are My (R)friends if (S)you do what I … More Friendships with Turkeys
I’ve seen this man and his name circulate the web a few times now. Joseph Prince runs New Creation Church in Singapore. And while it seems pentecostal/charismatic, they like to see themselves as non-denominational. After getting into an incredibly troubling argument with a member of his church, (and overcoming shock), I thought it might be … More Prince Pulpit-Pimping & Pumping Prosperity
Groupsects.wordpress.com managed to catch this piece: Part of me says don’t give this rabid nutter more oxygen. But silence can be interpreted as a weakness or even a sign of agreement or capitulation. So here goes. It concerns yet another media release from Pastor Danny Nalliah, that zealot who heads that church group called Catch … More Pastor Slinging
It’s quite clear God uses our dreams to speak to us in the bible: Gen 20:3 But God came to Abimelech in a dream by night, and said to him, Behold, thou [art but] a dead man, for the woman which thou hast taken; for she [is] a man’s wife. Gen 31:11 And the angel of God … More Dream On Dreaming On…
Todd Bentley Facebooks: “FREE EVENT: GREATER GLORY GATHERING Todd Bentley This FREE event will take April 18-21st with Speakers Todd Bentley, Rick Joyner, Bob Jones and Jason Hooper. With high expectancy, Fresh Fire Ministries believes that God is truly going to show up in a new way during this event. To guarantee your spot, make … More False Prophets UNITE!
“Beware of false prophets, who come to you in sheep’s clothing, but inwardly they are ravenous wolves.” Matthew 7:15 Today I read something which probably everyone else here realised, but I did not. It was a quote from John MacArthur, on the Defending Contending blog, explaining that the ‘sheeps clothing’ reference in the NT is … More Thinking about Spam and False Pastors