Introduction - Why This Matters The International House of Prayer in Kansas City claims to be in the service of Jesus Christ. Mike Bickle even claims to have received direct revelation from Jesus Christ commanding him to lead an end times movement. (In fact, Mike Bickle claims the acronym IHOP, trademarked by the restaurant since... Continue Reading →
Alright, troopers, here's another round of information and resources I've gathered this week. Is Inherited Belief Inherently False? from Here's the Thing - A common argument among some atheists, popularized by Richard Dawkins, is that most people are only members of a certain religion because their parents were members of said religion. The article discusses... Continue Reading →
The following is from John's commentary for John 5:3.As the Holy Spirit, dwelling in the Prophets, was a sufficient witness of the divine presence, religion at that time needed no other confirmation; for the Law had been sanctioned by abundantly sufficient miracles, and God ceased not to express, by innumerable testimonies, his approbation of the... Continue Reading →
Here's another list of interesting links and resources I discovered this week. Quite a few to share here, from a variety of topics!Creation Accounts and Ancient Near Eastern Religions from Christian Research Institute - It's common for people to say the Genesis narrative is just a rehash of Near Eastern religions, or at the very... Continue Reading →
Is the Gospel preached at Wave Church? What is the message of the cross, according to Wave Church? Find out as we review a message delivered this year's Resurrection Sunday by youth pastor Joe Riddle. Does he present the Gospel and the true message of Easter to the people there?This link takes you to the... Continue Reading →
Another fine rendition of a song by the great John McDermott.
On another website, someone asked about the famous "unpardonable sin." Below is my response (starting with the full context of the passage).Then a demon-possessed man who was blind and mute was brought to Jesus, and he healed him, so that the mute man spoke and saw. All the crowds were amazed, and were saying, "This... Continue Reading →
In this episode of the podcast, I simply share two "sermonettes" I had done for a local church I attended in Kansas City, MO. One covers the Wise Thief on the cross, while the other covers the temptations of Christ in the wilderness.
A few days ago, Ergun Caner announced on Twitter that he was innocent and denied all charges against him. For those who are not familiar with the accusations made against Ergun Caner, this page where James White collected together his videos on the subject might help (by the way, the graphic at the top was... Continue Reading →
And behold, there was a great earthquake, for an angel of the Lord descended from heaven and came and rolled back the stone and sat on it. [Matthew 28:2]Perhaps a question not many ask themselves, when coming across this verse, is: why did an angel roll the stone back? Consider, for a moment, shortly after... Continue Reading →