To Judge or Not Be Judged

By Ray Yungen With regard to the current spiritual deception coming into the church, let us ask two questions: Is it right to judge? And do all paths lead to God? Jesus Christ foretold in Matthew 7:22-23 Many will say to me in that day, “Lord, Lord, have we not prophesied in thy name? and …

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Christian Apologists: Be Careful of Oprah’s Spiritual Teachings

Apologists Josh McDowell (sitting) and Dave Sterrett (standing) explain to audience members why Christians should be careful when listening to Oprah Winfrey’s spiritual teachings at an event hosted by McLean Bible Church in Vienna, Va., on Friday, January 22, 2010. Persuasive, influential and does a lot of good, but Christians should be careful when Oprah …

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The Shack author Awarded Honorary Degree

PORTLAND, Ore. – Warner Pacific recognized alumnus and best-selling author William Paul Young ’78 with an Honorary Doctor of Laws degree during Winter Commencement ceremonies, Dec. 19, at New Hope Community Church, in Portland. Young is the author of the international best-selling book “The Shack,” which has over ten million copies in print and has …

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What Is Pragmatism & Why Is It Bad?

In a column published some years ago in a popular Christian magazine, a well-known preacher was venting his own loathing for long sermons. January 1 was coming, so he resolved to do better in the coming year. “That means wasting less time listening to long sermons and spending much more time preparing short ones,” he …

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Pragmatism is Modernism Recycled

Is Pragmatism Really a Serious Threat? I am convinced that pragmatism poses precisely the same subtle threat to the church in our age that modernism represented nearly a century ago. Modernism was a movement that embraced higher criticism and liberal theology while denying nearly all the supernatural aspects of Christianity. But modernism did not first …

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Religious Relativism

By Paul Proctor May 23, 2004 NewsWithViews.com How many of you have heard that a church is built on relationships? According to a Pastors.com article by Rick Warren; after polling a group of church members, a friend of his told him he discovered that 93% of the people joined because of the pastor but that …

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