Tag Archives: christianity

Disappointments

By | 17 Aug 2023

Introduction Several years ago, our church’s guest speaker was a former pastoral staff member, a Calvinist-Baptist minister closely aligned with John MacArthur and John Piper doctrinally. His message centered on the illness, death, burial, and raising-from-the-dead of Lazarus in Bethany recorded in John 11. His sermon remarks opened with the statement “God will disappoint us” and then continued with… Read More »

They Speak With Other Tongues #9:
When The Perfect Comes?

By | 15 Aug 2023

Over my 50+ years of serving Jesus, I’ve met more than a few sincere Christ-loving folks resistant to the charismatic experience. I’ve also run across more than a few flaky tongue-talkers who also zealously love our Savior yet cannot seem to get their act together, whether doctrinally or character-wise. Most of the former I’ve encountered holding that position… Read More »

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 »

Faith for Souls #3:
1800 Saved in 8 Days!

By | 1 Aug 2023

When you want what God wants, for the same reason He wants it, all of Heaven is behind you. You cannot fail! Jerry O’Dell Behold, I am the Lord, the God of all flesh. Is there anything too hard for Me? Jeremiah 32:27 ‘1,800 Saved Within 8 Blocks in 8 Days!’ read the headline in the newsletter of… 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 »