About Marsha West

Marsha West is the owner and managing editor of Christian Research Network, Apprising Ministries (the late Ken Silva’s blog) and On Solid Rock Resources. She is also co-founder of Berean Research. For two decades Marsha was the owner and managing editor of Email Brigade website as well as the EMB News Report, a bi-weekly email report for conservative people of faith. For many years Marsha was a regular contributor to several blogs including CRN, RenewAmerica, News With Views and Web Commantary as well as popular websites she no longer endorses: American Family Association, Worldview Weekend, Stand Up For The Truth, The Christian Post and Christian Headlines. Although Marsha still blogs, her primary focus is CRN. Marsha also writes Research Papers (White Papers) on various topics that are published on CRN, Berean Research and On Solid Rock Resources. Visit Marsha’s other sites: On Solid Rock Resources https://www.onsolidrockresources.com/ Berean Research http://bereanresearch.com Apprising Ministries http://apprising.org Marsha’s RenewAmerica Column http://renewamerica.com/columns/mwest Marsha’s Facebook Page http://facebook.com/marsha.west.77

Bethel Leader Bill Johnson Denies Scripture – ‘God Doesn’t Control Everything’

“So that’s my approach, is that God is absolutely sovereign and that he’s in charge of everything. But I don’t credit him with Hitler. I don’t credit him with the disasters that take place in the earth. I don’t look at these and go, “Well, this is the plan of God who’s devised wickedness so that his glory could be seen.”

(Protestia)  Bethel Church’s newly launched YouTube Web series titled “Rediscover Bethel,” which features an in-depth Q&A that addresses some of their beliefs and distinctives, has already paid dividends, as Bill Johnson and his associate pastor talk shop about whether or not God is in control of everything, concluding that he is not. Continue reading

New Mini-Documentary Exposes Al Mohler’s Complicity in the Southern Baptist Woke Movement

“The state of the denomination is perilous and while many of its leaders, including Al Mohler, Danny Akin, and several professors who sit under their leadership, have been exposed in this documentary for not being as “conservative” as they claim to be.”

(Reformation Charlotte)  Many in the Southern Baptist Convention have heralded Al Mohler, president of the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary and arguably the most influential voice in the denomination, as the voice of reason and conservatism in the midst of looming schism…. Continue reading

‘Media Hysteria’ over Lafayette Square Contributed to Dozens of Deaths, Billions in Damage in ‘Summer of Violence’

“This was not a peaceful environment at all and the media reaction that said you couldn’t do anything as people were besieging the White House — causing the president to be put in a bunker for his safety — or churches were being burned, or these park police were being injured, actually contributed so much to the entire summer of violence, because people were terrified of doing anything to restore order.”

(Robert Kraychik – Breitbart)  Mollie Hemingway, senior editor at the Federalist and Fox News contributor, told Breitbart News on Friday that news media deception contributed to dozens of deaths and billions of dollars in property damage in violent riots across 2020. Continue reading

Drunk on Power: Some Politicians Just Can’t Let Go of Their COVID Lockdowns

“Chicago’s positivity rate was never much higher than Texas or Florida. But those states reopened months ago. Why is Lightfoot congratulating herself for hanging on to her power for so long?”

(Rick Moran – PJ Media)  Anyone who knows anything about power and politicians knew 15 months ago (when restrictions on movement and personal freedoms were first announced) that it would be the devil trying to get states to give up that power. Continue reading

Virginia mom who survived Maoist China eviscerates school board’s critical race theory push

(Michael Ruiz – Fox News)  A Virginia mom who endured Mao Zedong’s Cultural Revolution before immigrating to the U.S. ripped a Virginia school board at a public meeting Tuesday over its stubborn support of the controversial critical race theory.

“I’ve been very alarmed by what’s going on in our schools,” Xi Van Fleet told the Loudoun County School Board members. “You are now teaching, training our children to be social justice warriors and to loathe our country and our history.” Continue reading

Quietism and Activism – How do we grow as Christians?

“The very reason that we keep striving for holiness is precisely because we know that God is working in us when we do so. If you knew that God would be at work in you when you are at work, wouldn’t that motivate you to work all the more?”

(Barry Cooper – Simply Put)  In the beginning, before there was Broadband, there was Dial-Up. And it was very bad.

If, back in 1999, you wanted to watch the trailer for Star Wars Episode 1: The Phantom Menace, and many people did, you couldn’t just hit play on your computer, watch it, and then get on with your life like it was no biggie…. Continue reading

Amazon Driver’s Racial Attack on Older Woman Presages Things to Come

“CRT curriculum is nothing but Hating Whitey 101. And Caucaphobia is now all the rage on college campuses. Consider the recent story about how a psychiatrist gave a lecture at Yale University titled “The Psychopathic Problem of the White Mind,” in which she described her fantasies of murdering white people….”

(Selwyn Duke – The New American)  Forget “the customer is always right.” Now it’s “If the customer is white and I’m uptight, we’re gonna fight.” Some are essentially drawing this conclusion after video emerged of an Amazon driver saying something about “white privilege” and then attacking a customer who’d grown impatient over sub-par service…. Continue reading

Parents Are Revolting, Teachers Are Resigning, and This Dangerous Leftist Ideology Is to Blame

(Tyler O’Neil – PJ Media)  On Tuesday, an upstate New York school board meeting almost descended into a brawl after a school board member called a father an “a**hole” and tried to punch him. On the same day, an English teacher at a private New Jersey prep school announced she would resign due to “the hostile culture of conformity and fear that has taken hold of our school.” Also on the same day in Virginia, a teacher encouraged parents, students, and teachers to revolt against the ideology that is creeping into her school district. Continue reading

Priscilla Shirer Attacks the Bible as ‘Hand-me-down Revelation’

We thank God for our pastors and our teachers and our leaders that help us to rightly divide the word of truth but there ought to come a time in your life where you’ve decided, “You know what? I want fresh revelation with my name on it that has come straight from God’s Spirit for my life.”

(Protestia)  From a recently unearthed 2019 clip, Lifeway darling Priscilla Shirer, daughter of Pastor Tony Evans, demonstrates with startling clarity why she is such an objectionably terrible preacher and bible teacher, framing scripture as just “hand-me-down-the-revelation” that is not sufficient. Continue reading

‘I AM Science, Says the Sun King’: Tucker Carlson, Megyn Kelly, Others Scorch Fauci Claim

“Apparently, this has been an ongoing theme for Fauci during media appearances of late. Except that science is a process, not a person, and no one individual, even the esteemed Dr. Anthony Fauci, has a monopoly on the truth. If anything, he’s been wrong way more often than he’s been right.”

(Scott Morefield – Townhall)  White House coronavirus task force member Dr. Anthony Fauci apparently thinks he IS science now, or something, and as you might expect with such a claim, mere mortal people had thoughts. Continue reading

Finally, the Southern Baptist Convention Begins to Burn Down, and the Smoke is a Sweet Smell

“The divide in the Southern Baptist Convention is growing. While there are many reasons to split, the biggest is the progressive shift away from the inerrancy of Scripture and the embrace of theological liberalism. The idea is that it is the mission and focus of the Church to right the wrongs of social and economic inequality….” 

(Reformation Charlotte)  One of the unofficial but defining principles in the Southern Baptist Convention has always been that the leadership doesn’t speak ill against other leaders in the denomination…. Continue reading

Catholic League Slams Biden For 32 Direct Violations Of Core Church Teachings

Laptop Reveals Hunter Biden Used N-Word Multiple Times in Text Messages

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“In addition to the text messages, Hunter’s laptop is said to contain a meme depicting his father and former President Barack Obama, which included a racist slur.”

(Joshua Caplan – Breitbart) Hunter Biden, son of President Joe Biden, used the n-word multiple times in text messages with his white attorney, according to an explosive Tuesday report. Continue reading

The Lethal Wages of Trump Derangement Madness

It is almost as if the hackers are saying to Americans, as they cause continental damage and disruption and endanger lives, “What do you care, since your government canceled your own pipelines and is demanding less meat consumption? So why get mad at us for speeding up the implementation of your own agendas?”

(Victor Davis Hanson – American Greatness)  Think about it: For about five years, anything candidate, president-elect, and President Trump said or did, the media, the Left, and progressive popular culture opposed in Pavlovian fashion. Continue reading

When Will the ‘Experts’ Stop Pretending Natural Immunity Doesn’t Exist in Recovered COVID-19 Patients?

“Instead of conducting studies to determine whether this was the case with COVID, the global health bureaucracy recommended draconian lockdowns and other mitigation methods.” 

(Stacy Lennox – PJ Media) For those of us who have recovered from COVID-19, the failure of those making policy recommendations to acknowledge and account for the immunity developed naturally following a COVID-19 infection is beyond frustrating…. Continue reading

John MacArthur on Charismatic Worship: Exactly Like the Hindu Kundalini Cult

(Reformation Charlotte)  John MacArthur has often compared charismatic worship to the Kundalini Spirit which is a form of demon possession associated with the practices of Hinduism. As one of the most outspoken critics against the charismatic movement, John MacArthur ascribes the movement to Satan and demons masquerading as angels of light deceiving people into believing that their movement is a movement of the Holy Spirit. Continue reading

TD Jakes: White Evangelicals Have Lost Sight of ‘What would Jesus Do?’

(Protestia) Famed Modalist T. D. Jakes has taken a potshot at white evangelical Christians, saying they’ve lost their way on account of putting too much emphasis on decrying abortion and same-sex marriage, and not enough on poverty and criminal justice problems.

T. D. Jakes, though continuing to be platformed by those at the Christian Post and Charisma News, has gone on record as saying he doesn’t believe that Jesus is the second person of the Trinity, but rather is just a “manifestation” of God…. Continue reading

BREAKING: Judge Orders School District to Reinstate PE Teacher Who Opposed Transgender Policy

(Tyler O’Neil – PJ Media)  On Tuesday, a judge ordered the Loudoun County, Va., school district to reinstate a physical education teacher who dared to speak out against a policy that would require teachers to endorse transgender identity by using female pronouns to refer to male students and vice versa. Roughly 24 hours later, the district suspended the teacher and barred him from setting foot on school property. The judge ruled that this suspension likely violated the teacher’s First Amendment right to free speech. Continue reading

Reality Hits Hard—Lib Cities Move to ‘Re-fund the Police’

“Why risk their lives every day if they’re going to be thrown under the bus by elected officials at all levels who are just jockeying for a little camera time?”

(Stephen Kruiser – PJ Media)  It was just about a year ago at this time that many American cities descended into a madness that was frustrating, heartbreaking, and quite surreal.

The common thread among all these cities is that they have been in the thrall of Democrats for a very, very long time. When violence erupts like it did last summer, having a bunch of rabid ideologues in charge — no matter what side they’re on — is never the answer. The room is in need of some adults once chaos waltzes in. Continue reading

Shortly After Ordaining Women Pastors, Rick Warren Announces His Retirement

“The problem with a man-centered church like Saddleback is that the church is bound together by a celebrity pastor rather than by the blood of Christ. This is why Warren’s church would have fallen apart; because the church is devoid of Christ.” 

Warren said according to the Register that his successor would take the lead role with the church and he will step back into a less “visible position as founding pastor,” but he and his wife, Kay, will remain part of Saddleback into their older years. Continue reading

MSNBC & Brian Williams Dishonor D-Day Soldiers by Labeling Them ‘Antifa’

“The Nazis and Italian fascists had the guts to show their faces when they, like Antifa, rioted and used violence to achieve political ends.”

“I don’t know if I have the words to express to you my horror and disgust at seeing this clip.”


(Selwyn Duke – The New American)  Have intellectual and moral integrity declined to a point in America where people will say anything, no matter how absurd, as long as it’s “woke”? A good indication the answer is “yes” is the June 6 edition of The 11th Hour with Brian Williams, on which the following words were heard:

“Who is Antifa? They stormed the beaches of Normandy, parachuted into the French countryside, and gave their lives to face down and fight back against fascism.” Continue reading

Scientists Want to Grow Babies in the Womb for Over a Month and Kill Them for Research

“This shift opens the door to conducting experiments on living fetuses once artificial wombs are perfected. After all, there is always some scientific or medical justification for such experiments that can be conjured by scientists wanting grant money.”

(Wesley Smith – Life News)  It was all such a con. During the Great Embryonic Stem Cell Debate, “the scientists” promised to restrict embryo-destructive research to 14 days. They said that was because the neural system begins to form after 14 days. Continue reading

TV Networks Reject Pro-Life Group’s Ad Asserting Humanity Of Unborn: ‘Unacceptable’

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“Crown Media told the group that they could not accept the ad because it does not meet the Hallmark channel’s criteria for the positive experience Hallmark aims to offer viewers, according to the SBA List.” 


Several television networks have rejected an ad from a pro-life group that asserts the humanity of unborn children, saying the ad is “controversial” and “unacceptable.”CBS, CMT, owned by ViacomCBS, and the Hallmark channel, owned by Crown Media, all rejected the 30-second spot from the Susan B. Anthony (SBA) List, a national pro-life group. Continue reading

SBC Presidential Hopeful Destroys Russell Moore in Devastating Video

“Moore’s letter is full of nameless accusations, manipulative emoting and suspiciously has not come to light until  over a year after it was written…” -Protestia

“The outlandish nature of the ungodly, unbiblical nature of Russell’s slander against me on this point, is only rivaled by the outrageous nature of pastors over on SBC Twitter.”


(Protestia)  With Dr. Russell Moore’s ‘leaked’ bombshell letter being released and conveniently timed to be of a kick in the teeth of the Southern Baptist Convention President hopeful Pastor Mike Stone, accusing him of turning a blind eye to sex abuse during his time as Executive Committee chair, this scorched earth tactic has paved the way for CRT-enabling final boss Albert Mohler to wrest the denomination away from conservatives and into his progressive possession. Continue reading