“Then I saw an angel coming down from heaven, having the key of the abyss and a great chain in his hand. And he laid hold of the dragon, the serpent of old, who is the devil and Satan, and bound him for a thousand years; and he threw him into the abyss, and shut … Continue reading Where’s the Kool-Aid? I need some Revelation 20!
War Room – A Film on the Power of Prayer
My wife Diana and I were privileged to be able to attend a pre-screening of War Room, the latest movie from Provident Films and the Kendrick Brothers (Sherwood Pictures/Sherwood Baptist Church of Albany, Georgia). Other movies form this line include Flywheel, Facing the Giants, Fireproof, and Courageous. This film, like some of the previous films … Continue reading War Room – A Film on the Power of Prayer
How to Discourage Your Pastor (Or Even Kill Your Church)
Jesus promised that the "gates of Hell" won't prevail against His church, but someone once opined "Satan couldn't beat the church, so he joined it". While this might be a bit melodramatic it does sadly portray what has become of "church" in so many ways - whether it be the world coming in and turning the … Continue reading How to Discourage Your Pastor (Or Even Kill Your Church)
False Teachers, Prosperity, and Satan
I will make a startling admission to my readers. You might want to sit down for this massive, earth-shattering confession!I have never, ever trusted, believed, or liked Joel Osteen or his Satan-led, Serpent-pleasing, sugar-coated, snake oil message. There has never, ever been a doubt in my mind regarding his true allegiance.I have taken grief from … Continue reading False Teachers, Prosperity, and Satan
The Gates of Hell Shall Not Prevail…But what about Apathy?
Jesus said in Matthew 16:18"I will build my church, and <span class="crossreference" style="font-weight: bold; vertical-align: top;" value="(C)">the gates of <span class="crossreference" style="font-weight: bold; vertical-align: top;" value="(D)">hell shall not prevail against it."But what exactly did Jesus mean by that? The common interpretation is that the church that Jesus built in His earthly ministry would not succumb to Satan's attacks - … Continue reading The Gates of Hell Shall Not Prevail…But what about Apathy?