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Church? A Conundrum!

Today I received a letter from a friend who highlighted a conundrum that has been at the center of much of what I call the “organized Church.” “…As a part of my truth quest I began doing a lot of reading on the different “holiness” strains of Christendom to get a better handle on why […]

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Haiti: A Follow-up Response

As to be expected, now that Pat Robertson has taken the lead many others are venturing to add their two cents worth and provide an innocuous account of what has happened. The Pastor of the First Baptist Church of Dallas tries his hand at an answer, but fails to answer why God allows such extensive […]

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Perry Noble as an Example of the Apostate Church

Following the demise of the Body of Christ over the last several years has a wearing effect. The things that are going on in the “Church” is beyond words and has on occasions left me with my face in my hands between outrage and hysteria.  Is it possible for “believers” to fall any further. When […]

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Doug Pagitt’s New Book: A Christianity Worth Believing – NOT Worth Believing!

Lighthouse Trails give us a “Heads-up” as they present this review by Ezra McGill on Doug Pagitt’s new book.  Please take the time to read this and then pass it along. Steve Blackwell oug Pagitt’s New Book: A Christianity Worth Believing – NOT Worth Believing! by Ezra McGill Free-lance writer In his book, A Christianity […]

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The Offence of the Cross

The Offence of the Cross (1932) by T. Austin-Sparks It is a perfectly obvious fact that wherever the Cross of the Lord Jesus Christ has been most faithfully preached and presented – while bringing hope and new life to many – it has almost invariably been the cause of trouble. Wherever it has gone it […]

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The Gospel Coalition???

There seems to be a smell coming from this coalition and it is emanating from the area of Mark Driscoll.  I know that there are many who support Mark and his filthiness, and that is O.K., that is their prerogative, but it is also the prerogative of others to warn the “unsuspecting” away from the […]

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Simply Christians

And the disciples were called Christians first in Antioch Acts 11:26 Which are we? • Jewish • Catholic • Protestant None of the Above! If we are none of the above, then what are we? Infidels?  Heathen?   Materialists? Moslems? Buddhists?  Cultists?  It could obviously cover a lot of ground.  How about this one: Simply Christians […]

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Thoughts about “THE SHACK” Please Take Time to Read:)

This is an e-mail that I received from a very well respected friend, who in turn received it from a friend, and has given permission for me to post it here,  concerning the book “The Shack.” I have never read the book but Have researched it enough to know that it is a successful product […]

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Touch Not the Unclean Thing

2 Cor 6:14-7:1 “Be ye not unequally yoked together with unbelievers: for what fellowship hath righteousness with unrighteousness? and what communion hath light with darkness? And what concord hath Christ with Belial? or what part hath he that believeth with an infidel? And what agreement hath the temple of God with idols? for ye are […]

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Religion: Satan’s Greatest Deception

It has always been a curious thing to me this thing called "religion." I haven't done a study on the number of religions that exist in the world: main line religions, their various branches, sects, cults, and spin offs, but the vastness has to be mind boggling, all claiming to be the truth, lead to […]