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The Prosperity Gospel has Gone Viral

What do you think of when you read the words “Prosperity Gospel”? Odds are your stomach turns a bit as you think about the preachers on television that speak to very large crowds and appeal to even more in their … Continue reading

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Harlotry in the Local Church

It seems that the evangelical church is struggling with an identity crisis.  There is an incredible desire to find “relevance” in a secular society.  The small prophetic book of Hosea has a serious warning to every pastor and parishioner. Hosea … Continue reading

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Prayer Evangelism

At prayer meetings in many churches you’ll hear this request: Pray that so-and-so will be saved. There is nothing inherently wrong with such a request … except to say that it is not a request you find more or  suggested … Continue reading

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The Church: Sperm Bank, Maternity Ward, or School

The local church has become many things to many people.  Unfortunately, we live in a day and age when the motto of many church leaders is the end justifies the means rather than gloria ad Dei. There seems to be … Continue reading

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The Prayer of Salvation

For those who know me, I’ve never been a man to shy away from controversy, whether it’s political or theological.  Honest questions are never a threat to truth.  So here’s an honest challenge regarding conventional American churchianity, if you are … Continue reading

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