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Shane Idleman / CP Guest Contributor
The theme throughout the New Testament is clear: Only believers are baptized.
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- Tag: Bible
A few years back, I listened in astonishment as some prominent emergent church leaders such as Rob Bell, Tony Jones, and Brian McLaren talked about replacing "preaching" with "having a conversation."
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The truth is always hard to hear but it must be heard. Take, for example, the stories of sex-trafficking thousands of children in Asia as young as six (and younger) to be temple prostitutes.
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- Tag: Suicide
Recently, two of my heroes have fallen from grace, and some of my friends in pastoral ministry have taken detours in their destiny as well. Moral failings among leaders are becoming an epidemic.
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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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- Tag: Easter
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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- Tag: Culture
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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