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Midwest Christian Outreach

  • Schadenfreude Ain’t a Town in Germany
    There are a whole lot of people right now that are very happy. They are happy because the tide of the culture war seems to have shifted. The President nominated a sane and fair man for the Supreme court. The department of Education won’t declare wa…
    - 3 days ago 23 Feb 17, 7:51am -
  • Not all glory – or is it?
    From time to time we receive calls from individuals inquiring as to how they might become part of a ministry like this. As we talk with them, it often turns out that their vision of counter cult ministry is speaking in churches on issues of cults, ot…
    - 10 days ago 16 Feb 17, 7:44am -
  • The Struggle
    These days, it can be a real challenge to live above the darkness that seems to be descending upon the whole world. Right is wrong in our world, and bad is good. Christians are being hated and attacked for our beliefs. Of course, hatred of Christians…
    - 17 days ago 9 Feb 17, 7:59am -
  • Imminent Domain
    I am not a fan of eminent domain. The story of Susette Kelo made me mad. In Kelo v. New London, the US Supreme Court ruled that property from one private person can be seized by the government and given to another private entity. The optics couldn’…
    - 24 days ago 2 Feb 17, 8:21am -
  • The Limousine of Hate
    I’ve been pondering these lines from one of the greatest songwriters I have ever had the pleasure to listen: Mark Heard Hypnotized and shuttled in the limousine of hate Watching the scenery shatter in the brittle jaws of fate Well baby, I’m just…
    - 31 days ago 26 Jan 17, 8:08am -

CFAR: African Apologetics

  • GUEST COLUMN: Racism and Mormonism in Uganda

    GUEST COLUMN: Racism and Mormonism in Uganda

    By Tim MartinWatchman Fellowship  I read with mixed emotions the Observer article “Mormons in media drive” dated 6 March 2013. The article explained that the Mormon Church has created a new web site that “will publish all there is to know ab…
    - 9 Apr 13, 9:53pm -
  • ACFAR Conference on Cults (March 21–23)

    ACFAR Conference on Cults (March 21–23)

    REGISTRATIONS ARE NOW OPEN! Powerful, scriptural answers to the challenges and claims of…Mormonism • the Prosperity Gospel • Jehovah’s Witnesses • Seventh-day AdventismMarch 21–23, 2013 • Africa Renewal Christian College • Buloba,…
    - 5 Mar 13, 6:43pm -
  • A Warning on Chris Oyakhilome

    A Warning on Chris Oyakhilome

    Last week, J. Lee Grady of Charisma magazine posted “False Prophets, Foreign Charlatans and Global Deception,” a harsh warning about Nigerian televangelist Chris Oyakhilome of Christ Embassy International.Grady writes that Oyakhilome is now a con…
    - 3 Jul 12, 4:05am -
  • The Bizarre Teachings of Ryuho Okawa

    The Bizarre Teachings of Ryuho Okawa

    As the much-heralded Namboole Stadium event of “Happy Science” founder Ryuho Okawa approaches, the curious would do well to closely examine his teachings. Okawa is an occultist—a spirit medium. On one level, the story is simple and grim: In 19…
    - 18 Jun 12, 6:54pm -
  • June 9th: Unanswered Questions on an Important Anniversary

    June 9th: Unanswered Questions on an Important Anniversary

    On this date in 1978, the Mormon Church stunned the world by announcing that God would finally permit “worthy” African men to be ordained to its priesthood. This “revelation” by Mormon prophet Spencer W. Kimball defused decades of anger and c…
    - 9 Jun 12, 1:55pm -
  • Mormon Missionaries Advance Across Uganda

    Mormon Missionaries Advance Across Uganda

    On April 13, the New York Times published a lengthy article entitled “At Age 19, from Utah to Uganda.” It describes the personal background and proselytizing efforts of a Mormon missionary named Jared Dangerfield and several of his colleagues fro…
    - 23 Apr 12, 11:31pm -
  • A GLIMPSE INSIDE THE “HAPPY SCIENCE” CULT FROM JAPAN

    A GLIMPSE INSIDE THE “HAPPY SCIENCE” CULT FROM JAPAN

    On March 18th, Uganda’s Monitor newspaper published a reporter’s account of her visit to the Kampala temple of Happy Science, a Japanese new religious movement also known as Kofuku-no-Kagaku.Agnes Namaganda notes helpfully that “A large glowing…
    - 24 Mar 12, 8:20pm -

Apologetics 315

  • Terminology Tuesday: Immortality

    Terminology Tuesday: Immortality

    Immortality: Most simply, the inability to cease to exist or the ability to exist eternally. In this sense God is the only being who is truly immortal, because God has always existed and will not cease to exist. Some theologians argue, however, that…
    - 1 Nov 16, 7:30am -
  • Terminology Tuesday: Creatio Ex Nihilo

    Terminology Tuesday: Creatio Ex Nihilo

    creatio ex nihilo: A Latin phrase that literally means "creation out of nothing." Augustine is credited with developing the argument that God created the world without any preexisting materials. This was in contrast to most Greek philosophers, who un…
    - 25 Oct 16, 6:30am -
  • Terminology Tuesday: Omnipotence

    Terminology Tuesday: Omnipotence

    Omnipotence: The attribute that refers to God's ability to do whatever is consistent with God's own character and being in effecting the divine plan for creation. God's omnipotence is primarily demonstrated in God's overturning evil for good. This is…
    - 18 Oct 16, 6:30am -
  • Terminology Tuesday: fides quaerens intellectum

    Terminology Tuesday: fides quaerens intellectum

    fides quaerens intellectum: Literally, "faith seeking understanding." The phrase originated with Anselm in his Proslogion and was used to show the relationship of religious faith to human reason. For Anselm, matters of religion and theology are under…
    - 11 Oct 16, 2:28pm -
  • Terminology Tuesday: Inerrancy

    Terminology Tuesday: Inerrancy

    Inerrancy: The doctrine that the Bible is completely trustworthy and contains no errors. The doctrine is normally qualified in a number of ways. The Bible is said to be inerrant in the original autographs, and it is said to be without error only when…
    - 4 Oct 16, 6:30am -
  • Weekly Apologetics Bonus Links (09/23 - 09/30)

    Weekly Apologetics Bonus Links (09/23 - 09/30)

    Here are this week's recommended apologetics links. Enjoy.KINDLE DEALS:• Is God Just a Human Invention? by Sean McDowell - 1.99 (A SUPERB general apologetics book; HIGHLY recommended). Read along with it here!WEEKLY LINKS:• Rapid Response: Who…
    - 30 Sep 16, 1:29pm -
  • Terminology Tuesday: Relativism

    Terminology Tuesday: Relativism

    Relativism: The theory that denies that humans can possess any objective, universally meaningful knowledge, that there are any ultimate and unchanging metaphysical realities (God, persons, space, time, natural laws) or that there are any moral absolu…
    - 27 Sep 16, 6:30am -

BeneDiction Blogs On

    The UmBlog

    • up in the balcony

      up in the balcony

      Jesus talks about generosity in terms on not letting your right hand know what your left hand is doing. The metaphor works on his teaching to not trumpet our charity but rather to keep it quiet, so that our Father who sees in secret will reward us. H…
      - 3 days ago 23 Feb 17, 2:06pm -
    • book report: Tempting Faith by David Kuo 2006

      book report: Tempting Faith by David Kuo 2006

      Before he passed away from brain cancer, David Kuo, a Republican speech writer and political activist wrote his memoir about the clash between his earnest faith and the politics that kept prevailing over it, Tempting Faith, and inside story of politi…
      - 27 days ago 29 Jan 17, 8:57pm -
    • Greater works than Jesus's

      Greater works than Jesus's

      sourceIn John 14 Jesus tells his disciples "Believe me that I am in the Father and the Father is in me; but if you do not, then believe me because of the works themselves. Very truly, I tell you, the one who believes in me will also do the works that…
      - 53 days ago 4 Jan 17, 6:48pm -
    • interim book report: The Jesus Driven Life by Michael Hardin

      interim book report: The Jesus Driven Life by Michael Hardin

      I have been taking The Jesus Driven Life slowly over the past month because Michael Hardin has many important things to say and I can only hold a few of them at a time in my cluttered mind. My 22 part ongoing series, Not everything Biblical is Christ…
      - 57 days ago 30 Dec 16, 8:58pm -

    Apologetics Index

    • newWord of Faith Fellowship (WOFF)

      Word of Faith Fellowship (WOFF)

      The Word of Faith Fellowship (WOFF), in Spindale, North Carolina (USA), presents itself as a charismatic church aligned with the Word of faith movement. Pastor Jane Whaley, who believes that she...[[ This is a content summary only. Visit my websit…
      - 23 hours ago 25 Feb 17, 8:22am -
    • Five Reasons to Say No to a Church Membership Covenant

      Five Reasons to Say No to a Church Membership Covenant

      Church Membership Contracts or Covenants: Should you sign them?Jesus, in his sermon on the mount, had this to say about oaths:But I tell you, don’t take an oath at all: either by heaven, because...[[ This is a content summary only. Visit my we…
      - 18 days ago 7 Feb 17, 11:16pm -
    • Stephen A. Kent, Ph. D.

      Stephen A. Kent, Ph. D.

      Professor Stephen A. Kent researches new and alternative religions, combining perspectives from sociology with religious studies. Associated with the Department of Sociology at the University of...[[ This is a content summary only. Visit my websit…
      - 25 Oct 16, 4:20am -
    • C. Peter Wagner

      C. Peter Wagner

      C. Peter Wagner (August 15, 1930-October 21, 2016) was a professor of Church Growth at Fuller Theological Seminary School of World Mission. He coined the term Third Wave. A theologian,...[[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for ful…
      - 21 Oct 16, 10:10pm -
    • Scientology — Disconnection

      Scientology — Disconnection

      Disconnection is a practice in Scientology, in which a Scientologist severs all ties between themselves and friends, colleagues and/or family members that are deemed to be antagonistic towards...[[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website fo…
      - 18 Oct 16, 10:26pm -
    • Seventh-day Adventist Church

      Seventh-day Adventist Church

      What:The Seventh-day Adventist Church is the largest denomination of Adventism. The latter is a Christian sect started in the 19th century in the USA by William Miller, a Baptist lay preacher...[[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website…
      - 16 Oct 16, 2:16am -
    • Andrew Cohen

      Andrew Cohen

      Andrew Cohen, Evolutionary Enlightenment and EnlightenNextSeptember, 2016: Cult leader Andrew Cohen (Evolutionary Enlightenment, EnlightenNext) is back after a three year 'sabbatical.' He has...[[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website f…
      - 15 Oct 16, 6:51am -
    • Discernment

      Discernment

      What is discernment?Discernment is the act or process of exhibiting keen insight and good judgment. In Christianity, to discern is [t]o identify the true nature of a spirit, doctrine,...[[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for…
      - 5 Oct 16, 10:10pm -
    • Spiritual abuse

      Spiritual abuse

      What is Spiritual Abuse?"Spiritual abuse happens when a leader with spiritual authority uses that authority to coerce, control, or exploit a follower, thus causing spiritual wounds."- Ken Blue,...[[ This is a content summary only. Visit my websi…
      - 6 Aug 16, 10:51pm -
    • Hermeneutics: The Eight Rules of Biblical Interpretation

      Hermeneutics: The Eight Rules of Biblical Interpretation

      Hermeneutics: How to Interpret the Bible"And so we have the prophetic word made more sure, to which you do well to pay attention as to a lamp shining in a dark place, until the day dawns and...[[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website…
      - 9 Jul 16, 10:41pm -

    Real Clear Apologetics

    Ravi Zacharias

    • University of Utah Q&A, Part 2 of 4
      Have you had difficulty talking with someone who had a different worldview? How do you reach someone with the truth when they are satisfied with the lies they believe? Ravi Zacharias tackles these questions on today’s Just Thinking.
      - 2 days ago 24 Feb 17, 6:00am -
    • Walking in Obedience, Part 4 of 4
      What happens when you allow other things to become more important than God? What kind of people do we become when God leaves our lives? Today on Just Thinking, Ravi Zacharias shares the danger of forgetting God and the toll it takes on your life.
      - 3 days ago 23 Feb 17, 6:00am -
    • Walking in Obedience, Part 3 of 4
      How are you doing spiritually? Are you more likely to miss time with God, than breakfast? On today’s Just Thinking, Ravi Zacharias examines why your spiritual food is just as important as physical food.
      - 4 days ago 22 Feb 17, 6:00am -
    • Walking in Obedience, Part 2 of 4
      Does your life reflect humility? Have you allowed arrogance into your life? Ravi Zacharias looks at how the lack of humility is the indication that God is not in control of your life. That’s on today’s Just Thinking.
      - 5 days ago 21 Feb 17, 6:00am -
    • Walking in Obedience, Part 1 of 4
      Have you ever wondered what you’d be like without God leading your life? What does God want your life to look like? Today on Just Thinking, Ravi Zacharias looks in the book of Deuteronomy to see what mankind looks like without God.
      - 6 days ago 20 Feb 17, 6:00am -
    • University of Utah Q&A, Part 1 of 4
      How does Jesus address our human need more than any other figure in history? Ravi Zacharias shares how living a life of worship allows you to really enjoy the gifts God has given you. That's on today's Just Thinking.
      - 9 days ago 17 Feb 17, 6:00am -
    • Jesus Among Other Gods, Part 4 of 4
      How does Jesus address our human need more than any other figure in history? Ravi Zacharias shares how living a life of worship allows you to really enjoy the gifts God has given you. That's on today's Just Thinking.
      - 10 days ago 16 Feb 17, 6:00am -
    • Jesus Among Other Gods, Part 3 of 4
      Is there a difference between Jesus, Buddha and Mohammed or do they all preach a similar message? Today on Just Thinking, Ravi Zacharias looks at how these religions are superficially the same but fundamentally different.
      - 11 days ago 15 Feb 17, 6:00am -
    • Jesus Among Other Gods, Part 2 of 4
      How often do you make mistakes? Other religions often focus on these mistakes, but only one relieves you of the penalty. Ravi Zacharias examines the moral law God has given and how that helps sets Jesus apart. That’s today on Just Thinking.
      - 12 days ago 14 Feb 17, 6:00am -
    • Jesus Among Other Gods, Part 1 of 4
      Have you ever wondered if all religions are the same? If they aren’t, what makes Jesus different from other religious figures? Today on Just Thinking, Ravi Zacharias brings the answer to these questions as he looks at what makes the words and teach…
      - 13 days ago 13 Feb 17, 6:00am -

    Pyromaniacs

    • Living drainpipes

      Living drainpipes

      Your weekly Dose of SpurgeonThe PyroManiacs devote some space each weekend to highlights from the lifetime of works from the Prince of Preachers, Charles Haddon Spurgeon.  The following excerpt is from John Ploughman's Pictures, page 41, Pilgrim P…
      - 7 days ago 19 Feb 17, 8:01am -
    • Gone

      Gone

      Your weekly Dose of SpurgeonThe PyroManiacs devote some space each weekend to highlights from the lifetime of works from the Prince of Preachers, Charles Haddon Spurgeon.  The following excerpt is from The Metropolitan Tabernacle Pulpit, volume 22…
      - 14 days ago 12 Feb 17, 8:01am -
    • The Church of the first-born

      The Church of the first-born

      Your weekly Dose of SpurgeonThe PyroManiacs devote some space each weekend to highlights from the lifetime of works from the Prince of Preachers, Charles Haddon Spurgeon.  The following excerpt is from The Metropolitan Tabernacle Pulpit, volume 28…
      - 21 days ago 5 Feb 17, 8:01am -
    • “gods many and lords many"

      “gods many and lords many"

      Your weekly Dose of SpurgeonThe PyroManiacs devote some space each weekend to highlights from the lifetime of works from the Prince of Preachers, Charles Haddon Spurgeon.  The following excerpt is from The Metropolitan Tabernacle Pulpit, volume 30…
      - 28 days ago 29 Jan 17, 8:01am -
    • The great procession

      The great procession

      Your weekly Dose of SpurgeonThe PyroManiacs devote some space each weekend to highlights from the lifetime of works from the Prince of Preachers, Charles Haddon Spurgeon.  The following excerpt is from The Metropolitan Tabernacle Pulpit, volume 20…
      - 42 days ago 15 Jan 17, 8:01am -
    • “Thou wilt prepare their heart"

      “Thou wilt prepare their heart"

      Your weekly Dose of SpurgeonThe PyroManiacs devote some space each weekend to highlights from the lifetime of works from the Prince of Preachers, Charles Haddon Spurgeon.  The following excerpt is from The Metropolitan Tabernacle Pulpit, volume 40…
      - 49 days ago 8 Jan 17, 8:01am -
    • The End.

      The End.

      by F. X. TurkBefore you get too worked up, this is not a suicide note.  What this post ought to be seen as is an end to my hiatus as it gives way to retirement.  It has gone through a couple of drafts.  I hope it says only what I mean to say and n…
      - 56 days ago 1 Jan 17, 8:01am -
    • “Our souls worship Him"

      “Our souls worship Him"

      Your weekly Dose of SpurgeonThe PyroManiacs devote some space each weekend to highlights from the lifetime of works from the Prince of Preachers, Charles Haddon Spurgeon.  The following excerpt is from Christ's Incarnation, page 103, Pilgrim Publi…
      - 63 days ago 25 Dec 16, 8:01am -
    • Condescension

      Condescension

      Your weekly Dose of SpurgeonThe PyroManiacs devote some space each weekend to highlights from the lifetime of works from the Prince of Preachers, Charles Haddon Spurgeon.  The following excerpt is from Christ's Incarnation, pages 47-48, Pilgrim Pu…
      - 70 days ago 18 Dec 16, 8:01am -
    • “Is it not a little one?"

      “Is it not a little one?"

      Your weekly Dose of SpurgeonThe PyroManiacs devote some space each weekend to highlights from the lifetime of works from the Prince of Preachers, Charles Haddon Spurgeon.  The following excerpt is from The New Park Street Pulpit, volume 5, sermon…
      - 77 days ago 11 Dec 16, 8:01am -

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