The evangelicals and the fundamentalists are jumping on their high horse about this ‘green horse rider of the apocalypse’, which was recorded on media footage of the Egyptian riots.
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?
Wazza said: Can God raise people from dead and perform other miracle today? Yes, I believe so. Why do so many of these miracles happen in remote parts of third-world countries? Is it because of the faith or need of the people, or is it because many claims are un-verifiable in these areas and stories … More Where Do We Get Our Miracles From?
An article in the Sydney Morning Herald yesterday detailed the concerns and reactions of the Anglican church to their significant losses in the GFC, which have led to them needing to cut back signifcant ministry positions and activities. The question was raised about why they experienced those losses – were the losses they experienced God’s … More Judgement, Lessons or Life?
Both a news issue and a church issue… This is quite shocking to me – but maybe not to others here. An article in the Washington Post said that 54% of church goers in the US would always or sometimes support using torture on terrorists, and the biggest group making up that percentage are white, … More Christian Evangelicals Supporting Torture
The Internet Monk, Michael Spencer, is very widely read, so some of you may already have read his article on ‘The Coming Evangelical Collapse’. While he makes it very clear that he does not consider himself a prophet, the article describes his opinion of the likely future of Evangelicalism. I won’t quote the entire article, … More The Coming Evangelical Collapse
Luke 16:13 KJV 13No servant can serve two masters: for either he will hate the one, and love the other; or else he will hold to the one, and despise the other. Ye cannot serve God and mammon. The discussion that started about Rick Joyner video’s has turned to the topic of church ‘tribalism’, which … More Can You Serve Both God and Tribalism?
As fellow-blogger Teddy informs us, in The surprising face of Hillsong Tony Payne and Gordon Cheng report on the gospel as presided over by Brian Houston, in the end drawing on the work of Nathan Walter including: Walter started with the assumption that ‘core gospel content’ must at the very least include some basic truths … More Is Hillsong’s “another gospel”?
Courtesy of Teddy, linked from ‘The Objective Truth’ blog – John Mac Arthur’s take on how charismatics find truth – not very flattering…