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Pope Francis preaches a different gospel

On 12/12/12, Pope Benedict XVI became the first pope to send a tweet. It was a brilliant marketing move, sure to give the aging pontiff a bit more street cred with the younger demographic, but it wasn’t enough to overcome the fact that he bore an uncanny resemblance to the evil… 947 more words

Heresy

If you preach that wealth and health are a sign of God's favor, what do you do when you begin to lose both?

The theme of my book is about the perils of the “positive thinking” movement – how it overtly and subtly influenced Christianity – ultimately weakening… 478 more words

Christianity

sandyfaithking reblogged this on multicolouredsmartypants and commented:

Laura Martin's book 'Positively Powerless' is an excellent book. It addresses the completely overlooked issue of the 'positivity gospel' - the subtle, yet pernicious, sibling of the prosperity gospel. Both reduce God and Jesus to little more than a vending machine. If you have not yet read this book, please do. It will change your thinking and may even change your life.  

Letter 49: "Do This In Memory of Bruce Barton"

The message this Sunday, as it often is, was about identity.  We ended by reciting a lengthy list of attributes that should describe us, each starting with the proclamation, “I am….”  Each “I am” had a Bible verse attached, and it was somehow linked, in some way, to something God had done, but it was all about me. 411 more words

Christianity

Yet Another Bible Verse Proves Entire Book of Mormon Wrong

 1 Nephi 1:8; “And being thus overcome with the Spirit, he was carried away in a vision, even that he saw the heavens open, and he thought he saw God sitting upon his throne, surrounded with numberless concourses of angels in the attitude of singing and praising their God.” 95 more words

False Gospel

Conversion Brings Conflict

There was a man who went duck hunting with the farmhand who worked on his farm. The farmer wasn’t a believer, but the farmhand was. 230 more words

Christianity

God's People and Perseverance

Often times, we speak of perseverance in terms of the runner. The runner will go the distance and finish the race well by the work of denying his own exhaustion. 2,754 more words

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The Serpent's Gospel

Do you remember that story? The one in the front of the Bible about Adam and Eve? You know, the couple who disobeyed God, ate from a tree, and had to be removed from paradise? 1,694 more words