by Jeff Maples · March 17, 2016 Houston, we have a problem! Brian Houston, that is. Arguably one of the most influential figures of today’s professing church, Houston, is currently the senior pastor of the worldwide multi-site megachurch known as Hillsong. The church, founded by Houston’s paedophile father, Frank Houston, dominates the contemporary worship music scene, […]Read More Why Hillsong Music is Dangerous For Your Church
10 ThursdayMar 2016 Posted by churchwatcher in Brian Houston’s Beliefs, Frank Houston, Hillsong Associations, Hillsong Scandal, Royal Commission Hearing ≈ 113 Comments Tags AHA, Barbara Taylor, Brian Houston, Frank Houston, houston, John McMartin, Maddog Mudford, McMartin, Mudford, Royal Commission, Taylor Source material references are listed at the end. Brian Houston is known for deceiving and abusing […]Read More Did Brian Houston Lie to Ps. Barbara Taylor?
By David Gibson | 8 hours ago ShareTweet EmailPrint More Timothy Keller is the founding pastor of Redeemer Presbyterian Church in Manhattan, which he started in 1989. Screenshot from Vimeo (RNS) Faced with mounting criticism for its decision to give a major award to the Rev. Tim Keller, founding pastor of Redeemer Presbyterian Church in […]Read More Princeton Theological Seminary reverses decision to honor Redeemer’s Tim Keller
The Diffusion and Influence of Contemporary Worship How does worship music style relate to congregational growth? | Michael Lee Image: David Ball One of the new initiatives I wanted to bring to the Billy Graham Center at Wheaton College is an expanding engagement with research that endeavors to help strengthen and sharpen the missional and […]Read More Most people attend Church for the Music and Not to Worship God in Contemporary Worship. According to this Article.
The Ecstatic Heresy Seeking a superficial unity, some denominational leaders opt for feelings over facts. By Robert Sanders/ October 1, 2004 The conflict in the mainline churches is ostensibly about sexuality—specifically, homosexuality. But more than sexuality is at stake. The faith itself, the Christian faith, is being invaded by false teaching. Theologically, this heresy is […]Read More The Ecstatic Heresy
A blog by Amy Spreeman “Now these [Bereans] were more noble than those in Thessalonica; they received the word with all eagerness, examining the Scriptures daily to see if these things were so.”— Acts 17:11 March 19, 2017 “The fruit of this movement is destruction. It’s true though, when you are in it, you cannot […]Read More Leaving the NAR Church: Derrick’s story
Home Posted on Friday, March 17, 2017 by Todd Pruitt on 1517 I am a convert to Presbyterianism. I came running from the vague and confusing world of broad evangelicalism. For several years prior to my taking vows in the PCA I, like so many of you, read quite a bit about the history […]Read More A Plea to My Fellow PCA Pastors
Contributors Ray Ortlund March 17, 2017 0 Comments 831 In a sermon preached during the First Great Awakening, George Whitefield laid bare the four archaeological layers always uncovered in true repentance. Preaching on “They have healed the wound of my people lightly, saying, ‘Peace, peace,’ when there is no peace” (Jeremiah 6:14), Whitefield said that […]Read More Down deep, where we’d rather not go, is where Jesus awaits us
Timothy Neesam (flickr) Interview with John Piper Founder & Teacher, desiringGod.org Audio Transcript Today’s clip comes not from a sermon, but from an interview with John Piper led by pastor Norm Funk at Westside Church in Vancouver, BC. We jump into their conversation as they were just talking about the local church, and leaders who […]Read More I Will Not Leave Jesus — But I’m Done with the Church