Emergent Pattern – Understand The Times – Roger Oakland

Roger Oakland’s ministry “Understand The Times” has been such a blessing in my walk with the Lord.  Here he explains the Emergent Pattern of The Emergent Church, a seeker friendly Christian movement touted to be the “New” Christianity for the Post-Modern World. But is the Emergent Church really a fresh approach to teaching sound doctrine, or is it part of the great end times apostasy predicted in the Bible? In this video commentary, Roger Oakland explores the apostate pattern emerging from the Emergent Church. “Understand The Times” ministry is featured on my Links page, highly ...

Pragmatism: What Is Pragmatism

What is pragmatism? Basically it is a philosophy that says that results determine meaning, truth, and value — what will work becomes a more important question than what is true. As Christians, we are called to trust what the Lord says, preach that message to others, and leave the results to Him. But many have set that aside. Seeking relevancy and success, they have welcomed the pragmatic approach and have received the proverbial Trojan horse. Let me take a few minutes to explain a little of the history leading up to the current entrenchment of ...