Doctrine

Elitist Mentality

(Picture from here) I’ve begun to despise the elitist mentality more and more. What I mean by this is not so much when someone says, “my theology is right” but moreso when someone says, “we’re special and you’re not.” An example might serve my purposes here. As you can see in this article, one man …

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The Christianity of Principles, Keys and Formulas vs the Christianity of Jesus Christ

The diagram above is not what Christianity is actually about, yet so many treat it that way. I’ve spent years trying to unlearn much of what I learned about Christianity in my earlier years, because much of what I learned was about principles and formulas. Let me use a quote to drive home my point: …

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To Prosperity Preachers: Commend Christ As Gain

(Picture sourced from 1 Adventure.com) I’ve been following a series of posts at DesiringGod.org (John Piper’s website) around prosperity preaching. Basically, they’re a set of posts appealing to prosperity preachers. Prosperity preaching, for those that don’t know, can probably be summarised as preaching that encourages Christians to trust God to make them prosper. That sounds …

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Am I a Product of My Time? What Church History Does to You

So I just finished reading Bruce L. Shelley’s Church History in Plain Language and thoroughly enjoyed it. This is the first time I’ve had the opportunity to trace church history from the beginning until now, whereas previously I’d only look at certain periods separately. Personally, I think church history should be something all Christians get …

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