Archive | January, 2011

Watching the Arrow

January 30, 2011

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From that time Jesus began to show his disciples that he must go to Jerusalem and suffer many things from the elders and chief priests and scribes, and be killed, and on the third day be raised.  And Peter took him aside and began to rebuke him, saying, “Far be it from you, Lord! This […]

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Think about it…

January 29, 2011

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If we confess our sins, he is faithful and just to forgive us our sins and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness. 1 John 1:9 Notice anything interesting in the verse above?  It doesn’t say He is faithful and merciful, it says He is faithful and just.  How can a just God forgive us of […]

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Is Mormonism Compatible with the Bible?

January 25, 2011

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I saw a short article over at DefendingContending (DC) today that illustrates very clearly that despite claims, Mormonism directly contradicts biblical teachings.  There are many, many false doctrines in the Mormon church, and this is but a quick look at a few, but it does illustrate one of the biggest problems.  The Mormon church takes […]

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The Oxymoron of the “Carnal Christian”

January 22, 2011

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I am sure you have heard the of the doctrine of the “Carnal Christian”.  It is the idea that many people come to Christ and are saved, but afterward have no evidence of repentance in their life.  Instead they continue to indulge in their favorite sins whether they be sins of raunch debauchery or more […]

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“Lifted Up” – New Audio Sermon

January 17, 2011

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Lifted Up – “As Moses lifted up the serpent in the wilderness, so must the Son of Man be lifted up”  With this understanding of the bronze serpent given to us by Christ Himself, this sermon looks at Numbers 21 and how the camp of Israel was saved from certain death.  The Old Testament is […]

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Methods of Growing a Church

January 12, 2011

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Seriously…. WAKE UP!!

January 11, 2011

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I know that in the past I have not been shy in addressing the problems I see with Rick Warren’s theology and methods.  I also know that many, many people read my warnings and warnings like mine and shrug them off as some radical blogger who is out of touch with the way God is […]

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ChurchSalt Challenge… Tithing

January 6, 2011

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Before we talk about the latest ChurchSalt challenge and tithing, let’s talk about a word, the word “duolos”.  If you are not familiar with this word, I am sure you are wondering its’ meaning and significance, and how it relates to money.  Allow me to share what I have learned.  The word “Duolos” means “slave”, and […]

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Sola Scriptura and Tradition

January 4, 2011

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I recently received a question via email that I thought would be best answered in the form of a new blog post.  The question reads as follows: For many years after Christianity got its first century beginning, there was no written New Testament.  Teaching was verbal and was initially by the apostles who had lived with Jesus […]

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Are you Purpose Driven? Please read…

January 2, 2011

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For you Purpose Driven folks and fans of Rick Warren, please read this post carefully.  The following statements are quotes taken from an author who, after publishing the book from which these quotes were taken, was invited to speak and teach at Warren’s latest conference (Christian Apologetics Conference). Now I see that God prefers to […]

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Where are the Baptists Going?

January 1, 2011

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Sometimes, you just have to take a deep breath and say, “WOW!”  Why, you ask?  I just recently came across an article in the Associated Baptist Press (read full article HERE) that made my head spin.  It seems as though there has been a meeting between the Baptist World Alliance and the Roman Catholic Pontifical […]

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