Why Biblical Words No Longer Matter

The idea of a “little leaven leavens the whole lump” contains a highly important implication for Christians in every sphere of their existence. (Galatians 5:9) Paul’s idea was one where he reached for Old Testament law to make a consequential point: don’t allow evil an inch, otherwise, your entire existence may be in danger and eventually corrupted.

The same principle should apply when one considers one’s use of words (lexicon). Continue reading

Now Hank Hanegraaff says Life is more Important than Truth

Commenting on the Hank Hanegraaff controversy a few days ago, I wrote the following:

Part of the effort [of the Catholic and Orthodox church] has been to use seditious propaganda against Christians, including the promotion of the idea that the Evangelical church is replete with heretics and ignoramuses and that Catholicism, primarily, and its offspring religions (Anglicanism, Episcopalism, Lutheranism, Eastern Orthodox, etc.) offer a more robust, sincere and purer version of Christianity.

(It must also be highlighted that many are desiring to participate in purely external religious experiences, complete with rituals and rites, but devoid of any commitment to Christ and his Gospel which false religions like Catholicism and its offshoots offer.)

I don’t desire to sound haughty…but “I told you so”. Continue reading

Are Megachurces as “Normal” as 300-yard Golf Drives?

As my wife and I were enjoying a casual stroll recently, the subject of false perceptions came about. We spoke at length about how many things which are presented to the public as “normal” are anything but. If anything, they are aberrations.

To prove the point, I alluded to an example I’m well acquainted with: golf. More specifically, the professional golf industry. Continue reading