We have heard Lysa Terkeurst mentioned by women with rave reviews. And we honestly hoped she was a solid biblical teacher. We wanted to let it go at that and in a sense, buried our heads in the sand. Then some information came across our desk that both surprised and saddened us. And so here we are again . . . We have concerns for several reasons. Reason #1 Lysa … [Read more...] about Lysa Terkeurst – Some Helpful Articles
You may have heard of Bill Johnson who founded the Bethel Church in Redding, CA. He and Kris Vallotton are the main leaders of it. They have several ministries: Bethel School of Supernatural Ministry (BSSM) From their website: "Bethel School of Supernatural Ministry (BSSM) is committed to the truth that God loves people, gave Himself for them and has given His … [Read more...] about What Comes Out of Bill Johnson’s Bethel Church
In copying some posts from the Shoe blog to here, I came across one of our articles on loving God. It struck me that what I had learned then . . . I am still learning today. Here is part of that article for you: . . . . . How Then Shall We Love Him? "Then one of them, which was a lawyer, asked Him a question, tempting Him, and saying, Master, which is the great commandment in the law? … [Read more...] about How Do We Actually Love God With All Our Hearts?
We have been concerned about The Message Bible by Eugene Peterson for quite some time now. And even as we post this, we ask that you pray for discernment as you read what we share - and the articles we will refer you to. God's Spirit is the one who gives us discernment (2 Corinthians 3:5) It appears Peterson tried to get the Bible to fit into our culture and adapted … [Read more...] about The Message Bible – Is It Truth?
Power in a team is not a one-man show. Instead power comes by a giving up of one's self . . . so that God may be praised unto the heavens. The other night I was woke up with a whisper from the doorway, "Mom!" Sometimes when that happens, I find it hard to go back to sleep. So finally about an hour later, I decided to take myself off to the living room. Realizing … [Read more...] about When You Are More Effective As a Team
I know there have been several recent posts regarding spiritual discernment and this burden on our hearts that the Church remain pure until the Day of the Lord. Some of you might even feel like we have beat a dead horse with our warnings regarding contemplative spirituality and the emergent church movement - which has even now entered our Mennonite and Anabaptist circles. Bear with … [Read more...] about Thanks to Contemplative Spirituality – Vicky Beeching Comes Out As Gay