When our Heavenly Father draws us to himself to be saved, among the many things that come with that relationship is the fact he employs us as his ambassadors, authorized representatives and/or messengers for his kingdom. It is truly an honor to hold that distinction for the King above all kings. As his representatives, we… Continue reading Faithful ambassadors
An appeals court has overturned the convictions of two street preachers in the UK. Michael Overd of England and Michael Stockwell of the US were initially arrested for preaching at a shopping center in Bristol, England, after being heckled by some Muslims in the crowd even though their sermon was against all sin in general… Continue reading Street preachers in the UK win their appeal
According the prosecutor that argued against two street preachers in a Bristol, England, courtroom, "free speech must yield to multicultural reality in modern Britain, and that there was a clear threat to violence due to the words of the preachers and the criticism of Islam." The judge agreed and found Michael Overd and American Michael… Continue reading Two street preachers in Bristol, England found guilty of offending Islam in Bible quote
Steven Furtick displays in the video here how false teachers with their false doctrines can be so subtle, especially when they churn up emotional hype around their message. Furtick calls himself “the son of God” and says he’s “always been the son of God.” This post comes thanks to the vigilance of the folks at the Church Watch Central blog.
Narcigesis – A biblical hermeneutic where one reads themselves into the bible and writes God out of it. [Source]
Steven Furtick is internationally recognized as King of the Narcigetes for a good reason: he seems to only read himself into the biblical text. The problem with this hermeneutical approach is that Jesus says that the scriptures point to Him.
“You search the Scriptures because you think that in them you have eternal life; and it is they that bear witness about me, yet you refuse to come to me that you may have life.” John 5:39-40
Because of this, many people consider Elevation Church a cult because how Steven Furtick elevates himself to a messiah-like status. The below video snippet futher strengthens the case that Elevation church should be avoided.
The below video was uploaded by Elevation Church onto Steven Furtick’s Facebook account.
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A study of Acts 5 reveals some interesting things about people who fear the gospel of Jesus Christ. In the previous chapter, the Sanhedrin imprisoned and then freed some of the disciples, ordering them not to preach the gospel. But the apostles ignored them and went right back to the ministry. So in Acts 5,… Continue reading Enemies of the cross often play the victim with fear and contradictions
To promote the crowdfunded movie "Audacity", which depicts how a Christian lovingly witnesses to homosexuals, Living Waters ministries recently released videos of evangelist Ray Comfort witnessing to young people on or near a college campus about their need for Jesus by getting their views on homosexuality. Different people of God have different "operations" or methods… Continue reading Evangelist Ray Comfort uses topic of homosexuality as an intro to witness for Jesus
Is it really all that important to share the gospel with words? Or is it more effective if we just live out the Christian life in front of our peers without saying a word about the gospel? That was a question recently thrown out by a DJ on a Christian music radio station. In response,… Continue reading If you see something, say something: can we just live in Christ & not say it?
A month ago, the New York Times reported that many federal agencies that have nothing at all to do with law enforcement or public safety have federal agents posing as demonstrators, doctors, businesspeople, clergy, etc. to inform on people in various settings of American society. Additionally, it has also been reported that the government has… Continue reading Pastor recruited to be government informant speaks out about FEMA plans
Do you rely on pastors and other church leaders for courage to do what the Lord says? Are you the type of person who needs others around you if you need to take a stand for what's right in God's eyes or can you stand on your own knowing God is with you when no… Continue reading Spirit of fear overtakes many pastors
I think it's great there are places throughout America where believers can go to sharpen their skills and knowledge for ministry because there are many who probably need help and counsel on how to conduct themselves in ministry. However, I'm of the opinion that seminary isn't necessary when believers want to learn more about God,… Continue reading Seminary nice but not necessary