The wisdom of Rick Warren: Purpose Driven Catholics

For years now Warren has been actively working to assist Roman Catholic parishes in luring people away from the historic orthodox Christian faith and into apostate Roman Catholicism.

Apprising Ministries documents for you some of this ongoing apostasy of a man whom the Southern Baptist Convention has just rewarded with a prime position from which to teach its pastors at the upcoming SBC pastors convention.

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Glenn Beck goes off on “religious people”

Marsha West, correspondent for the Christian Research Network, informs us of controversial conservative Glenn Beck’s convocation speech at evangelical Liberty University (LU) where he took to the podium and gave a sermon laced with Mormon theology.

When Beck learned that a large number of Christians, including some LU donors, came out in protest, he became outraged and used his position as a popular TV/radio host and his news outlet, The Blaze, as a bully pulpit to go after his critics.

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There’s no third way

Dr. Albert Mohler, president of Baptist Theological Seminary, expresses his concern that, when it comes to the sin of homosexuality, more and more churches are bending to political correctness by declaring that the Church must accept practicing homosexuals.

Dr. Mohler reminds us that:

A church will either believe and teach that same-sex behaviors and relationships are sinful, or it will affirm them. Eventually, every congregation in America will make a public declaration of its position on this issue. It is just a matter of time (and for most churches, not much time) before every congregation in the nation faces this test.

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More unity as Pope Francis calls Muslims “dear-brothers”

Apprising Ministries looks at this event in light of Beth Moore’s talk of a coming “outpouring” of the Spirit, Rick Warren’s advancing unity with the Church of Rome, and the pope’s friend Tony Palmer playing the pope’s message of unity at the ministry conference of charismaniac leader Kenneth Copeland.

You’ll see that we have good reason to wonder just how far-reaching this growing spiritual unity may eventually stretch. View article →

Rick Warren keynote speaker for SBC’s 2014 pastors conference

PC 2014 is coming up in just a couple of weeks and is the lead-in for the annual SBC general conference immediately following.

Apprising Ministries shows you that, rather than rebuking Warren’s sinful ecumenicism, instead the SBC is rewarding him with this prime spot to share his warped wisdom and further influence its pastors.

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Former Sovereign Grace Ministries youth leader convicted of sexual abuse; C.J. Mahaney and Joshua Harris resign from TGC

Christianity Today is reporting that C.J. Mahaney and Joshua Harris, both key figures in the history of Sovereign Grace Ministries (SGM), have resigned from The Gospel Coalition (TGC), a parachurch organization of which both were members, following the May 2014 conviction of former SGM youth leader Nathaniel Morales of multiple counts of child sexual abuse. View article →

What’s on deck

Any of our regular readers know of my deep and abiding love for hymns. I am constantly finding and downloading new hymns: some old, some new, some contemporary, some traditional, some gospely and bluesy, some on the pipe organ, and everything in between. I am also constantly being surprised at hearing from readers who report that they have had little to no exposure to hymns. With that in mind, I’d like to share my current iPod playlist, for anyone who would like to check out a few of these hymns and see what they’ve been missing. View article →

Tony Palmer and charismaniacs embracing Pope Francis’ call for unity

The current pope of the apostate Roman Catholic Church is continuing to call for charismatic Protestants to enter into full Christian fellowship with the Church of Rome.

In this new, and heavily documented, article over at Apprising Ministries you’ll see the evidence that this message from the pope is now being embraced in many sectors of the wider charismatic community. View article →

Ann Voskamp’s One Thousand Gifts: a Christianized version of “sexytime” with ghosts?

Out of the highly sexualized culture in America, which also has a taste for the supernatural, comes a recent article describing alleged sexual encounters with ghosts. Actress Natasha Blasick and pop singer Ke$ha have both shared in recent interviews about their sexual experiences with supernatural entities, with Ke$ha terming her encounter “sexytime with a ghost.”

But wait, here comes the Reformed Christian culture wanting a piece of this action too. After all, they’ve got their very own mystical girl looking for “sexytime” with God in Ann Voskamp, who has written of having a sexual encounter with God in her bestselling book, One Thousand Gifts.

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