The discussion on the Groupsects blog around Jennifer Knapp got me thinking – Do we really know for sure when we are sinning, and if we don’t can there be true repentance for that sin? In the OT Sin refers to the breaking of God’s law. In the NT that concept still applies, but also … More What’s Sin and What’s Out?
Donald Miller writes: “Why Doctrine is Only Half the Message Share331 In your opinion, is being a jerk heresy? I only ask this because it seems we’ve lost touch with a true, holistic understanding of communication, believing as long as our ideas are theologically or philosophically true, we can present those truths through an offensive … More Judging Jerks
A very insightful article. This is from http://www.talk2action.org/story/2010/1/20/131544/037 : “Resource Directory for the New Apostolic Reformation Rachel Tabachnick Wed Jan 20, 2010 at 01:15:43 PM EST The Apostles and Prophets of the New Apostolic Reformation view their postdenominational movement as the future face of the Protestant church and the end of denominations as we know … More NAR! NAR! NA-NA -NAR!
In “Churchquake: How the New Apostolic Reformation Is Shaking Up the Church As We Know It”, C. Peter Wagner presents a case that the church is either dead or dying in the West. He presents some ways of avoiding these “Tombstones” of the church : ” SEVEN WAYS TO AVOID TOMBSTONE MARKERS NO ACADEMIA. New … More The Cure for the Old, Dead, Denominational Church
I felt God was challenging me on this. I was reading through the so-called proof of persons written testimonies on being healed in Curry Blake’s JGLM website. I found myself disbelieving what was being said. My mind flashed back to the time when a British minister exposed Todd Bentley of being a liar and a … More When Will You Believe?
Really quick note. Has anyone observed lately how much more conservative John Crowder and Matt Ford have become? This might be a good thing. But I think they have their agenda’s set down. (Trying to find Crowder’s video.) Now ‘Watering It Down’ have a professional dodginess to them. See below: Dear Subscriber , You are … More From Absurdism to Conservatism
We all know that men are called to be Real Men and women to be Real Women. Churches have spent entire conferences teaching us how. Well, if you have not heard already, here is an item that will truly separate the men from the girly men. It should have a place at every Real Man … More Are you a Girly Man or a REAL Man?
Phil Pringle says on his itinerary (observe he is now on wordpress!): “2nd – 3rd March 2010 Ps Phil attending APMF Meeting” http://philpringle.wordpress.com/my-itinerary/ Here is an old document informing us of the APMF’s members in 2001. I encourage you to read the full article. It’s really interesting. http://188.8.131.52/search?q=cache:VN6AmORnLiwJ:www.cdi.gov.au/submissions/222-AustralianPentecostal.doc+APMF+phil+pringle+brisbane&cd=3&hl=en&ct=clnk&gl=au Some information that interested me from this: … More Phil Pringle Going To The APMF…
Vision is something you hear a lot of nowdays in Pentecostal circles. Apparently you are supposed to have it, or at least follow someone else’s. Phil Pringle blogs about the importance of getting a vision. Someone mentioned “vision-casting” and I noticed that Rick Warren describes his own leadership in that way: “I know my leadership style. … More The Vision thing
Mariaclarita blogs… So, I was getting settled into my laptop to do some work, but before I got started I ran into this. Episcopal Priest Barbie (of whom I am now a friend on Facebook). This morning in the shower, after a particularly good yoga workout, I had already been thinking about religion. I was turning … More “I’m A Barbie Girl… Religious Clothes Again?”