The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly
Part 4 — The Ugly

By , | 10 Aug 2023

In this final installment, John and I will conclude our evaluation of the Word of Faith (WoF) movement at this moment in history. Again, John gets to go first. John The ugly happens when the bad goes unchecked. Because most people are human, there is tendency to feel good about your choices. This is not necessarily bad until… Read More »

The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly
Part 3 — The Bad

By , | 19 Jul 2023

This time around, we will continue our evaluation of the Word of Faith (WoF) movement at this moment in history. This time, John gets to go first. John My opinion about “the bad” of the WoF movement would be to share areas of concern that are not necessarily going to cause folks to fall into heresy, but rather… Read More »

The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly
Part 2 — The Good

By , | 19 Jul 2023

In this article, we will begin our evaluation of the Word of Faith (WoF) movement at this moment in history. Steve First, A Bit of Church History The Protestant Reformation is still very much in progress, in my humble opinion. From the get-go, it attempted to correct moral corruption and blatant heresies within Roman Catholicism (all of which… Read More »

The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly
Part 1 — Introduction

By , | 17 Jul 2023

This article is the first in a series dedicated to presenting an unvarnished, no-holds-barred evaluation of the so-called Word of Faith (WoF) movement at this moment in history. Too many commentaries on this topic land at one extreme end or the other on the opinion spectrum. Which end of that spectrum depends entirely upon who the author is… Read More »

The Saints Who Say “NIH!”

By | 22 May 2023

Introduction Despite the obvious Monty Pythonism in the title, we are not here to discuss very nice, not-too-tall shrubberies. “NIH” in the title of this article is the abbreviation for “Not Invented Here.” It’s a flavor of the groupthink form of cognitive bias. Those who suffer from groupthink in general display an inherent distrust of and/or hostility towards… Read More »