Andy Stanley Clearly Articulates the Premise of Irresistible

Andy Stanley Clearly Articulates the Premise of Irresistible Maggie John of the daily Christian television show 100 Huntley Street has posted a full, 49-minute interview she did with Andy Stanley, talking first about his famous father and his call to ministry, and then focusing in more directly on his book Irresistible: Reclaiming the New that Jesus Unleased to the World. (Thomas Nelson, 2018) Some people have their minds made up about what Andy did say or did not say and that’s…

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The Peculiarities of the Definition of Sin

How many times have you sat in church and been told by the pastor that the word for sin is taken from the word hamartia, which means missing the mark? You’re then told that the meaning of the word is based on an archery term and perhaps you were given a teaching slide which showed such an image. In the examples above, there is only one arrow and it lands appropriately in what we could call the center of God’s…

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How to Accuse Someone of Heresy

Before you say: He’s not a Christian She doesn’t know the Lord He’s probably in hell today make sure you’ve worked your way through the normal method of drawing such conclusion. Citation You simply must quote the name of the work in question and page number. Include the quotation. If you can’t honestly bring yourself to purchase a copy of the author’s book, while I admire you for standing on your principles and not spending money on someone you don’t…

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Are You In a Cult? – Christian Article

//pagead2.googlesyndication.com/pagead/js/adsbygoogle.js (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push(); Bottom Line Up Front:  Cults of Christianity draw the focus away from the absolute center of true Christianity–the worship and obsession of Jesus Christ Himself.   When we think of cults we often think of weird people who are under some type of mind control of an eccentric leader who is manipulating them into behaving in dramatically inappropriate ways.  Well…not exactly, though that can be true to some degree! Webster’s dictionary defines a cult as…

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Son of God? – Christian Article

//pagead2.googlesyndication.com/pagead/js/adsbygoogle.js (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push(); 1 John 4:9  “God’s love was revealed among us in this way: God sent His One and Only Son into the world so that we might live through Him.” As Christians we always talk about Jesus being the “Son of God” but I don’t think that we do a good job of helping others understand what this means, in fact, I have known many Christians who struggle to articulate what it means that Jesus is the…

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The Church Today Viewed Through the Lens of Tomorrow

The Church Today Viewed Through the Lens of Tomorrow I have strongly come to believe that if Jesus Christ’s second coming does not otherwise interrupt the trajectory of Evangelicalism in North America, Australia/New Zealand and Western Europe, that something like the following will be written about us in the not-so-distant future: They allowed music to be an all-important feature of their gatherings to the point where it became a dominant factor in shaping their view of God and His ways and…

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