Christianity

On Islam and Christianity

Muhammad brought down from heaven and put into the Koran not religious doctrines only, but political maxims, criminal and civil laws, and scientific theories. The Gospels, on the other hand, deal only with the general relations between man and God and between man and man. Beyond that, they teach nothing and do not oblige people…

Word of Faith?

I fought long and hard against the Word of Faith movement (Hagen, Copeland, Roberts, et al.) all through the late 70’s and 80’s. It embedded itself in our church through the people who came in during the healing revival and since the Rector was a relatively new Christian (despite seminary, or maybe because of it)…

The Good Shepherd

The Good Shepherd From fear of the wolf and the lion The Good Shepherd frees. Into pastures of joy and plenty The Good Shepherd leads. From wandering and the pain of loneliness The Good Shepherd consoles. Into everlasting love and joy The Good Shepherd enrolls. You call us friend Though Creator God. You call us…

The Art of Fasting

When you mention the word fasting the first thing that usually comes to mind is absence of food, but fasting can literally be from anything, including by way of example: Televisions Movies Video games Reading Blogging Work Entertainment in general Telephone use Talking Seeing (giving your eyes a rest) People [enter what stimulates you here]…

Evangelical Ship Taking on Water

Sometimes when you read something someone else has written, something they say or a quote they use, it sparks a line of thought. I just ran across my comments to Dr. Mike, over at Eternal Perspectives on a post he wrote: MacArthur Endorses Book on Discernment. He was discussing the book Who Are You to…