The Church

The Real Reason Liberal Churches Are Losing Members

June 30, 2014 | Michael Brown Almost every day conservative Christians are told that if we don’t become more enlightened and progressive, we will become irrelevant to society as our numbers continue to decline. In reality, the opposite is true: We will only be relevant to the extent we honor God and hold fast to… Read More »

The Crisis Of Bible Illiteracy

June 18, 2014 | Kenneth Berding Share this article Stacey Irvine ate almost nothing but chicken nuggets for 15 years. She never tasted fruits or vegetables. She occasionally supplemented her diet with French fries. One day her tongue started to swell and she couldn’t catch her breath. She was rushed to the hospital, her airway… Read More »

The New Christian Divide – Cultural Christians Vs Practicing Christians Posted on June 14, 2014 by A Company of One

June 13, 2014 | Tom Olago Share this article Are there any clear indications as to how the Church in America is headed? Ed Stetzer believes that based on certain researched trends, the church in America is not dying, but there are still some challenges and changes to be considered. He goes on to describe… Read More »

The Great Deception in the American Church

7:00AM EDT 5/19/2014 Bert M. Farias   What’s at the root of the deception in the American church? Consider these statistics of Christianity in America: Eighty-four percent of the inhabitants of this nation say they believe in the deity of Jesus Christ, according to Barna Group, and 45 percent claim to be born-again Christians. Other… Read More »

Does God Still Speak? – Part 1

 by Timothy Jerry Hebrews 1:1-2 (NKJV) God, who at various times and in various ways spoke in time past to the fathers by the prophets, 2 has in these last days spoken to us by His Son, whom He has appointed heir of all things, through whom also He made the worlds; One of the major… Read More »

Cessationist vs. Continuationist

  by Timothy Jerry In dealing with the whole issue of ‘Strange Fire,’ we first have to define a couple of terms and understand our approach to dealing with various Scriptures from these opposing views. The Cessationist: The cessationist believes that the working of miracles, the ministry of office of the apostle and prophet, along… Read More »

Strange Fire – Opening a Dialogue

I have just spent the past two weeks listening to the audio messages from the ‘Strange Fire’ conference that was recently sponsored by Dr. John MacArthur, senior pastor of Grace Community Church, Sun Valley, CA. As a Charismatic, Word of Faith pastor myself, I wanted to digest the teachings of this conference before giving any… Read More »

Keeping the Faith

Joshua 2:7-15 (NKJV) So the people served the Lord all the days of Joshua, and all the days of the elders who outlived Joshua, who had seen all the great works of the Lord which He had done for Israel… 10 When all that generation had been gathered to their fathers, another generation arose after them… Read More »