Sowing and reaping prevents cognitive dissonance

I've written before how Fundagelicals are not truly "pro-life." My friend Alex, who wrote the guest blog "I know you are full of the love of Jesus, but there's always room for Jello" sent me an interesting meme about the "pro-life" movement. You would think that a movement that is so rabidly pro-birth because of … Continue reading Sowing and reaping prevents cognitive dissonance

How to diagnose demon oppression

Fundagelicals, mostly of the neo-Pentecostal persuasion, believe there are demons everywhere. They also believe that many people are demon oppressed. You might wonder how a person knows they are demon oppressed or how a so-called deliverance minister can tell if a person is demon oppressed. Many deliverance ministers claim a special gift of discerning spirits … Continue reading How to diagnose demon oppression

Demons and Legal Rights

Here’s a little behind the scenes look at what happens when I’m writing a blog post. I was studying the book of Revelation. I had a bunch of books open all scattered around me. I was trying to track down the historical roots on the teaching of the Rapture. I was looking up some information … Continue reading Demons and Legal Rights

Vaughn Ohlman, girls, are like apples.

“Girls are like apples on trees. Their fathers are the farmers, whose job is to care for them. He must protect his apples from pests and disease. He must guard them against thieves who may pick his apples prematurely. Neither those at the top nor those at the bottom can help their location. But, when … Continue reading Vaughn Ohlman, girls, are like apples.

The Racist Roots of Fundagelicals

White Nationalism is on the rise. Hate crimes have spiked. On April 18, 2019, a border militia group (Heavily armed men who were impersonating Federal officers), called the United Constitutional Patriots, stopped 200 immigrants crossing the border. One member of the United Constitutional Patriots was quoted, in the police report as says, "Why are we … Continue reading The Racist Roots of Fundagelicals

The Top Five Signs You Might Be Attending a Fundagelical Church

On the surface, most churches look the same. Inside, they are full of genuinely nice people. However, if you aren't careful, you could be in a Fundagelical church and not even know it. It may take you weeks or even months before you realize that something seems off. Christian terminology you grew up with take … Continue reading The Top Five Signs You Might Be Attending a Fundagelical Church

Are progressive churches too lovey-dovey?

This is the last in my series answering the critiques of Progressive churches. The Fundagelical author from Crosswalk.com has presented "5 signs your church might be heading towards Progressive Christianity." The first four were: Progressives have a lowered view of the Bible.Feelings are emphasized over facts.Essential Christian doctrines are open for reinterpretation.Historic terms are redefined. … Continue reading Are progressive churches too lovey-dovey?

Are Progressives redefining theology?

Growing up as a Fundagelical, I was taught that there was absolute truth and my pastor and church were in possession of that truth. Our car bumpers, Bible covers, and other Jesus junk were emblazoned with the saying "The Bible says it; I believe it; that settles it." Disagreeing with the doctrine handed down to … Continue reading Are Progressives redefining theology?

Are Progressive churches heretical?

I'm continuing my series on the "dangers" of Progressive churches. The Fundagelical website crosswalk.com has created a list of five warning signs that your church might be getting progressive. I've covered the first two signs here and here, and today we look at the third sign. To quote Crosswalk, Essential Christian doctrines are open for … Continue reading Are Progressive churches heretical?

Are Progressive churches too touchy-feely?

My last post dealt with the "dangers" of progressive churches. Fundagelicals don't like Progressives because their questions undermine Fundagelical's absolute authority and that is seen as a threat to their power. How do you spot a Progressive church and avoid getting sucked into it? Well according to the website the second danger sign is "Feelings … Continue reading Are Progressive churches too touchy-feely?