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Hazards Unfolded by Emerging Church leaders

It is quite difficult to define properly the Emerging Church movement.  The basic conviction behind the movement is that Christianity needs to be reinvented to become relevant to our postmodern generation.  The group desires to make Christianity more appropriate for our time, such as regarding the environment.  The Emerging Church leaders hold that the Bible and reason do Read More

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Absolute Biblical Truth Opposed by Roman Catholicism

The Lord Jesus Christ promised the Apostles, “when he, the Spirit of truth, is come, he will guide you into all truth.”[1]  “All truth” signifies all revealed truth, which is recorded in the written Word.  This promise was precise, “He will guide you into all truth,” not all truths (plural), but rather “all truth.”  God’s truth is an indissoluble, balanced and harmonious Read More

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Catholic Mysticism and the Emerging Church

First we must define just what the term ‘mysticism’ means.  Mysticism is an attempt to gain ultimate knowledge of God by a direct experience that bypasses the mind.  As practiced by those who claim to be Christian, mysticism not only bypasses the mind, but it circumvents Christ Jesus as mediator.  For centuries, the Roman Catholic Church has assimilated Read More

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Has the Church of Rome changed?

Many Evangelicals will tell you, “The Catholic Church has changed.”  This is because the Catholic Church has enticed Evangelicals—calling them “separated brethren” and dialoguing with them as if the Catholic Church respected their beliefs. Quite a number of people who call themselves Evangelical accept as fact that Papal Rome has changed and are willing to work Read More

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Eastern Orthodoxy, The Mystical Trap

In recent years interest in the Eastern Orthodox Church among Christians has grown steadily and there have been a number of converts to this religious body. A prime reason for this interest has been the growing fascination with mysticism and ancient tradition which has permeated Western societies. Increasing numbers of Christians are coming into contact Read More

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Mother Teresa – A Lost Soul?

Dear Friend, If you research the influence of Mother Teresa, you will find that it is worldwide.  In many different languages, you will find books, magazines, articles, DVDs, CDs, and even Concertos made to honor her and to praise her work for humanity.  Some Christian pastors refer to her life as an example of Christian living.  The unique Read More

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The Adulation of Man in The Purpose Driven Life

It is most important therefore to analyze this widespread movement that is afflicting thousands upon thousands of souls across the world.  First degrading the nature of God to the level of a doting person who craves for a relationship with sinful mankind is part of what one finds in Rick Warren’s The Purpose-Driven Life movement.  Reading the Bible Read More

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The Purpose Driven Life: Demeaning the Very Nature of God

What makes the analysis of Rick Warren’s book and movement so difficult is the fact that Warren presents some basic teaching of God’s purposes for man and man’s purposes to God.  This having been said, the fact that these purposes are not presented in a biblically accurate way is all the more dangerous to the true Read More