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Dallas Willard, John Ortberg, Richard Foster – Are We Wrong in Calling Them Emergent/Contemplative? Recently, we were asked to give an account as to why Dallas Willard (d. 2013), Richard Foster, and John Ortberg were listed in Roger Oakland's booklet How to Know When the Emerging Church Shows Signs of Emerging Into Your Church as part of the emerging church. We would first like to say that it is […] The post Dallas Willard, John Ortberg, [...]
Sat, Aug 19, 2017
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Is Your Child or Grandchild Heading to Christian College This Fall? – 9 Things You Should Do Before He Goes Fall is quickly approaching, and by now, if you have a child or grandchild who is going to attend Christian college this year, he or she is most likely enrolled and ready to go. As Lighthouse Trails has reported over the last several years, the majority of evangelical/Protestant colleges, seminaries, and universities are now, to varying [...]
Fri, Aug 18, 2017
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NEW BOOKLET – SHACK THEOLOGY: Universalism, TBN, Oprah, and the New Age NEW BOOKLET: SHACK THEOLOGY: Universalism, TBN, Oprah, and the New Age by Warren B. Smith is our newest Lighthouse Trails Booklet. The Booklet is 18 pages long and sells for $1.95 for single copies. Quantity discounts are as much as 50% off retail. Our Booklets are designed to give away to others or for your […] The post NEW BOOKLET – SHACK THEOLOGY: Universalism, TBN, [...]
Wed, Aug 16, 2017
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Letter to the Editor: Churches Strongly Influenced by “Religious Correctness” Dear Lighthouse Trails: Our Christian churches are being strongly influenced by what I call Religious Correctness. It is similar to Political Correctness. If you question anything, you are told to sit down and shut up. Do not rock the boat. I am a former Roman Catholic who now knows and loves Jesus Christ. In Sunday […] The post Letter to the Editor: Churches Strongly Influenced [...]
Mon, Aug 14, 2017
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Evolutionary Beliefs Versus the Unconquerable God By Roger Oakland and Caryl Matrisciana Through evolutionary beliefs, we can see that our culture is slamming the door on God the Creator while at the same time opening the door to the fallen spiritual realm (the demonic realm). As a result, people are increasingly embracing Satan's false promise that they are the masters of […] The post Evolutionary Beliefs Versus the Unconquerable God appeared first on . [...]
Sun, Aug 13, 2017
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Universalistic Shack Therapy: Wm. Paul Young, Kahlil Gibran, and “The Great Sadness” By Warren B. Smith William Paul Young writes that The Shack is “theology wrapped in story.”1 And his Shack theology presents a universalistic Shack Therapy for the “Great Sadness” that plagues his main character “Mack.” Young remarks in numerous interviews that, like Mack, most people have their own inner “shack” where they store their secrets […] The post Universalistic Shack Therapy: Wm. Paul Young, [...]
Fri, Aug 11, 2017
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Canadian Pastor Sentenced to Hard Labor for Life in North Korea Freed on ‘Sick Bail By Heather Clark Christian News Network PYONGYANG — North Korea has freed a Canadian pastor that was sentenced in 2015 to hard labor for life on allegations that he attempted to overthrow the government. Hyeon Soo Lim, 62, pastor of Light Korean Presbyterian Church in Toronto, had traveled to the country two years ago to […] The post Canadian Pastor Sentenced to [...]
Fri, Aug 11, 2017
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George Wood Steps Down From Assemblies of God General Superintendent Position—and Resolution 3 Is Withdrawn According to numerous sources, Dr. George Wood has stepped down from his role as General Superintendent of the Assemblies of God denomination. One source, Charisma Magazine, stated the following in a news article Wed (August 9th) afternoon: Douglas E. Clay was voted general superintendent of the General Council of the Assemblies of God USA in […] The post George Wood Steps Down [...]
Wed, Aug 09, 2017
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Signs of the Times – Washington Post: “Why Google's firing terrifies social conservatives so much” LTRP Note: We are posting this article for informational and research purposes and not as an endorsement of the source or of all the content. By Erick Erickson Washington Post “I strongly believe in gender and racial diversity, and I think we should strive for more,” the Google employee wrote. “Women on average show a […] The post Signs of the Times [...]
Wed, Aug 09, 2017
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A Berean Call Interview: Is the Bethel School of Ministry Supernatural? with Rod Page, part 1 This interview from The Berean Call can be listened to by clicking here. Gary: Welcome to Search the Scriptures 24/7, featuring T. A. McMahon, a radio ministry of The Berean Call. I'm Gary Carmichael. We're glad you could join us. In today's program, Tom is joined by his guest, Rod Page, as they address the […] The post A Berean Call [...]
Tue, Aug 08, 2017
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