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Shane Idleman / CP Guest Contributor
Why does the cross offend the world? Why are so many disturbed when the name of Jesus is mentioned? Why is His name, above all others, often taken in vain?
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There is a cost to speaking the truth. This realization came nearly 10-years ago when I was asked to speak at the annual conference for the American Baptist...unaware that they were about to divide over ordaining those who embrace the homosexual life..
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The Christian Post recently ran the headline, "San Francisco's Largest Evangelical Megachurch to Allow Non-Celibate Homosexuals to Be Members." Apparently, the Elder Board of City Church announced that they would end the practice of preventing LGBT p..
The unavoidable truth is that many Chrisitans are becoming desensitized to popular culture with movies such as "Fifty Shades of Grey." When the Holy Spirit no longer fills hearts and minds with a passion for purity and holiness, there is a general la..
In a recent blog, Michael Brown asked provoking questions to those who embrace hyper grace. GotQuestions.org defines hyper grace as "a new wave of teaching that emphasizes the grace of God to the exclusion of other vital teachings such as repentance ..
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As stated last week, we are to discern truth from err, light from darkness, and right from wrong…but how? Jeremiah 23:17 offers one answer, "They continually say to those who despise Me, 'The LORD has said, You shall have peace;' And to everyone who ..
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As stated last week in part 3 on the Holy Spirit: some suggest that today's battle is not so much against liberals in the church, but against those who are "not open" to new prophecies and visions—those who "religiously hold to the written Word alone..
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In Matthew 12:31, Jesus said, "Therefore I say to you, every sin and blasphemy will be forgiven men, but the blasphemy against the Spirit will not be forgiven men." If a person continues to ignore and reject the call to repent and believe in God, tha..
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Even though there is flexibility and freedom, our experiences with God must align with the Scriptures and the character of God. "We should not interpret Scripture in the light of our experiences, but rather, interpret our experiences in the penetrati..
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"Why didn't someone do something?" Those five words still haunt my thoughts today. Sometime ago, I sat speechless as I listened to a man recount his trip to a holocaust museum with his young daughter. As they walked by photos of the death camps and g..
There is a significant shift in the church today to avoid controversial truths, such as sin and repentance. God's Word says to confront, confess, and turn from sin, whereas many encourage us to ignore, overlook, and continue in it. Silence about sin ..