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Midwest Christian Outreach

  • Not the 144,000 but maybe the 110?
    When we think of missionaries, we tend to think in terms of PLACE. Missionaries go places, like foreign lands, don’t they? We call them “mission fields”. They exist in exotic faraway places like Zaire, Ghana, Bolivia and many other “mission f…
    - 5 days ago 23 Apr 15, 6:15am -
  • White Knuckling It
    Ask any addict what “white knuckling it” means and I’ll bet they can tell you. White knuckling is relying on one’s will power to resist temptation. Faced with the first stages of temptation, a member of the white knuckle society will tell him…
    - 12 days ago 16 Apr 15, 6:15am -
  • Moral Clarity and the Good Wife
    The characters on CBS’s ”The Good Wife are often, to be kind, morally challenged. The characters are lawyers, so the fact that they are portrayed as liars who will do or say anything to win their case, may reflect what CBS thinks of lawyers in ge…
    - 19 days ago 9 Apr 15, 6:15am -
  • The Resurrection Probability
    The celebration of the resurrection of Jesus will take place for many this Sunday. For most people these days, it is more-or-less a cultural event. I don’t necessarily mean they deny that the resurrection happened, but that they believe it based on…
    - 26 days ago 2 Apr 15, 6:15am -
  • Safe Words
    There are some things that really scare me: driving in Chicago or Atlanta, snakes, and prostate cancer. But you know what really chills my bones? College students. I should amend that. I teach college students all day, everyday. Most are bright and r…
    - 33 days ago 26 Mar 15, 6:15am -

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

  • Weekly Apologetics Bonus Links (04/10 - 04/24)

    Weekly Apologetics Bonus Links (04/10 - 04/24)

    Here are this week's recommended apologetics links. Enjoy.KINDLE DEALS:• Five Views on Apologetics - 2.99• Worldview Conversations: How to Share Your Faith and Keep Your Friends - 2.99• Finding the Real Jesus: A Guide for Curious Christians…
    - 3 days ago 24 Apr 15, 4:00pm -
  • Book Review: Peril in Paradise by Mark S. Whorton

    Book Review: Peril in Paradise by Mark S. Whorton

    The problem of suffering and evil is one of the most persuasive challenges against the Christian worldview. As defenders of the true worldview, Christians need to be prepared to address this challenge. Interestingly enough, this challenge does not on…
    - 10 days ago 18 Apr 15, 6:30am -
  • Weekly Apologetics Bonus Links (03/27 - 04/10)

    Weekly Apologetics Bonus Links (03/27 - 04/10)

    Here are this week's recommended apologetics links. Enjoy.KINDLE DEALS:• Five Views on Apologetics - 2.99• Worldview Conversations: How to Share Your Faith and Keep Your Friends - 2.99• Finding the Real Jesus: A Guide for Curious Christians…
    - 17 days ago 10 Apr 15, 7:42pm -
  • Weekly Apologetics Bonus Links (03/20 - 03/27)

    Weekly Apologetics Bonus Links (03/20 - 03/27)

    Here are this week's recommended apologetics links. Enjoy.KINDLE DEALS:• Five Views on Apologetics - 2.99• Worldview Conversations: How to Share Your Faith and Keep Your Friends - 2.99• Finding the Real Jesus: A Guide for Curious Christians…
    - 31 days ago 27 Mar 15, 5:00pm -
  • Weekly Apologetics Bonus Links (03/13- 03/20)

    Weekly Apologetics Bonus Links (03/13- 03/20)

    Here are this week's recommended apologetics links. Enjoy.KINDLE DEALS:• Is God a Moral Monster? by Paul Copan - 2.99• Five Views on Apologetics - 2.99• Worldview Conversations: How to Share Your Faith and Keep Your Friends - 2.99• Finding…
    - 38 days ago 20 Mar 15, 5:00pm -
  • Book Review: Stealing from God: Why Atheists Need God to Make Their Case by Frank Turek

    Book Review: Stealing from God: Why Atheists Need God to Make Their Case by Frank Turek

    It was with great anticipation that I began reading Frank Turek’s latest book, Stealing from God: Why Atheists Need God to Make Their Case. It was just this past October I had the opportunity to hear Dr. Turek speak in Mt. Airy, MD on the topic of…
    - 42 days ago 17 Mar 15, 11:12am -
  • Weekly Apologetics Bonus Links (03/06- 03/13)

    Weekly Apologetics Bonus Links (03/06- 03/13)

    Here are this week's recommended apologetics links. Enjoy.KINDLE DEALS:• Five Views on Apologetics - 2.99• Worldview Conversations: How to Share Your Faith and Keep Your Friends - 2.99• Finding the Real Jesus: A Guide for Curious Christians…
    - 45 days ago 13 Mar 15, 5:00pm -

BeneDiction Blogs On

  • Charisma magazine and the dog that did nothing in the night

    Charisma magazine and the dog that did nothing in the night

    By Rick Hiebert. All Rights Reserved. Used By Permission An article from Charisma magazine this morning reminds me of Sherlock Holmes. Jennifer LeClaire, the magazine’s Senior News Editor, posted an article on the magazine’s website, which gives…
    - 30 Dec 14, 6:42pm -
  • The Crossroads Communications network renames and rebrands itself

    The Crossroads Communications network renames and rebrands itself

    By Rick Hiebert. All Rights Reserved. Used by Permission. An interesting story in the National Post a couple of days ago. Reporter Claire Brownell reports on changes to Christian broadcasting in Canada. She concentrates of Oakville, Ont. bible teache…
    - 23 Dec 14, 1:35am -
  • Todd Bentley’s new wife is pregnant

    Todd Bentley’s new wife is pregnant

    - 23 Dec 14, 1:29am -
  • Marci McDonald, “friend” of Faytene?!?

    Marci McDonald, “friend” of Faytene?!?

    By Rick Hiebert. All Rights Reserved. Used by Permission Did you know that reporter and author Marci McDonald was at one time part of “The hand of Hell”? Or that at one time, she was a “friend” of Canadian evangelist … Continue reading →
    - 11 Nov 14, 4:19am -
  • Harper signed trade agreements with China, while Canadian Christians rot in prison

    Harper signed trade agreements with China, while Canadian Christians rot in prison

    By Rick Hiebert. All Rights Reserved. Used by Permission Can’t say that Stephen Harper doesn’t know the value of a dollar. Over the past few days he has been In China, finalizing trade agreements with the government of China worth … Continue re…
    - 10 Nov 14, 4:13am -
  • Rewriting history for the past five years, and counting

    Rewriting history for the past five years, and counting

    By Rick Hiebert. All Rights Reserved. Used by Permission. Winston Churchill once said, or wrote: “History will be kind to me, for I intend to write it.” Or rewrite it, in the case of Faytene Grasseschi, perhaps? The Canadian born … Continue rea…
    - 7 Nov 14, 12:20am -
  • They could use that old barn out back

    They could use that old barn out back

    By Rick Hiebert. All Rights Reserved. Used by Permission There will be at least one sequel to the new Left Behind with Nicolas Cage, says filmmaker Paul Lalonde. In a statement released on the Left Behind fan page on Facebook… … Continue reading…
    - 4 Nov 14, 11:35pm -
  • An apology on behalf of “social media” Christians to Nicolas Cage

    An apology on behalf of “social media” Christians to Nicolas Cage

    By Rick Hiebert. All Rights Reserved. Used by Permission. Ted Baehr’s Movieguide has felt burdened to apologize to Nicolas Cage about the occasionally visceral reaction to the new Left Behind film. The open letter… http://www.movieguide.org/news-…
    - 2 Nov 14, 4:00pm -

The UmBlog

  • the sinner caught sinning

    the sinner caught sinning

    Twice in Matthew's gospel Jesus references Hosea.The first time is after he calls Matthew the tax collector to join him. Matt ends up hosting a party for Jesus and invites all his sinful friends to come meet Jesus, his new boss. The religious dudes c…
    - 8 days ago 20 Apr 15, 1:13pm -
  • Podcasts on my ipod update Spring 2015

    Podcasts on my ipod update Spring 2015

    I keep finding more and more podcasts to listen to and I have less and less time to listen to them all. I do not have time for some of ones I noted last December anymore.Science and Faith - Ask Science Mike , Twitter @ mikemchargue"People call me S…
    - 10 days ago 17 Apr 15, 5:26pm -
  • When I was arrested, forgiven, and freed

    When I was arrested, forgiven, and freed

    I was arrested when I was 12 years old, a week after 6th grade had ended. It did not bode well for the summer before moving up to the junior high school. I was not alone though. My best friend Mike and I were leaving the school bus yard, which was ac…
    - 13 days ago 14 Apr 15, 7:09pm -
  • Greg Boyd's perspective on Flood's Disarming Scripture

    Greg Boyd's perspective on Flood's Disarming Scripture

    Greg Boyd has started his own book response to Flood's book with the title, Must We Deny Biblical Infallibility to “Disarm” Scripture? A Review of Derek Flood’s Disarming Scripture: Part 1. Boyd is not comfortable with the loss of infallibility…
    - 14 days ago 14 Apr 15, 1:27am -

Apologetics Index

  • Rapture

    Rapture

    Many Christians believe that either before, or simultaneously with, the Second Coming of Jesus Christ to earth, believers who have died will be raised from the dead and that they -- together with believers who are still alive -- shall be caught up ('…
    - 5 days ago 23 Apr 15, 8:15am -
  • Scripture Twisting Methods of the Cults

    Scripture Twisting Methods of the Cults

    Cults of Christianity misinterpret and misuse the Bible in support of doctrines and/or practices which place them outside the boundaries of the Christian faith.Here are 20 ways that cults twist the teachings of the Bible.Read the full article: Script…
    - 21 days ago 7 Apr 15, 10:18am -
  • Christian Science

    Christian Science

    Christian science (The First Church of Christ, Scientist) is neither Christian nor scientific.This religious movement's denial and/or re-interpretation of key Biblical doctrines mark it as, theologically, a cult of Christianity.Nevertheless, in many…
    - 65 days ago 21 Feb 15, 5:27pm -
  • Dead Agenting

    Dead Agenting

    "Dead Agenting" is Scientology jargon for a policy instituted by L. Ron Hubbard, the cult's founder, in which Scientologists attempt to discredit critics. Reportedly a prime example of the practice will be seen ahead of the premiere of Alex Gibney's…
    - 16 Jan 15, 11:03am -
  • Being Negative Is Not Always Bad

    Being Negative Is Not Always Bad

    Truth is not measured by the pleasant feelings it elicits and truth-telling is not determined by the pleasantness of the sentiments expressed.Whereas some Christians seem to think that the ultimate virtue is to be agreeable, God's, true spokespeople…
    - 3 Jan 15, 1:25am -
  • The Modern “Grace Message” — Revolution or Rebellion?

    The Modern “Grace Message” — Revolution or Rebellion?

    - 2 Dec 14, 11:01pm -
  • Quran

    Quran

    Muslims believe the Torah and the Gospel have been changed and corrupted over time. Consequently, the Quran was needed to correct the errors in the corrupted books. It finalizes the truth from God as transmitted from the archangel Gabriel, recited b…
    - 8 Oct 14, 10:01pm -
  • Mark Driscoll

    Mark Driscoll

    Mark Driscoll, dubbed the "Cussing Pastor" of Mars Hill Church, faces increasing opposition from people who question his controversial behavior. In the wake of recent controversies regarding plagiarism and apparent manipulation of the bestselling boo…
    - 4 Aug 14, 11:09pm -
  • Rainbow Family of Living Light

    Rainbow Family of Living Light

    The Rainbow Family is a leaderless, nomadic intentional community of individuals committed to principles of non-violence and egalitarianism. The movement, which has no official organization, is best known for its Rainbow Gatherings.Read the full arti…
    - 22 Jun 14, 5:13pm -
  • A Closer Look At Stephen Covey And His 7 Habits

    A Closer Look At Stephen Covey And His 7 Habits

    Published nearly 26 years ago, Stephen Covey's development training program, "The 7 Habits Of Highly Effective People" today is as popular as ever. But most people who use it are unaware of the fact that Covey has discovered how to communicate Mormon…
    - 4 May 14, 9:47am -

Real Clear Apologetics

Ravi Zacharias

Pyromaniacs

  • Make your calling and election sure

    Make your calling and election sure

    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 3, sermon…
    - 2 days ago 26 Apr 15, 7:01am -
  • Janet Mefferd: the interviewer interviewed (Part One)

    Janet Mefferd: the interviewer interviewed (Part One)

    by Dan PhillipsI think that, before Kregel got me an interview opportunity with her, I'd never heard of Janet Mefferd. As it turns out, Janet's questions were so insightful and incisive that I started listening, and found that she was doing what, as…
    - 4 days ago 24 Apr 15, 11:20am -
  • "I'm just going to trust God"

    "I'm just going to trust God"

    by Dan PhillipsFrom 2006 to 2012, PyroManiacs turned out almost-daily updates from the Post-Evangelical wasteland -- usually to the fear and loathing of more-polite and more-irenic bloggers and readers. The results lurk in the archives of this blog…
    - 5 days ago 23 Apr 15, 7:01am -
  • Let's pretend: imagine an even-handed media

    Let's pretend: imagine an even-handed media

    by Dan PhillipsSuppose political reporters wanted to pretend to be anything vaguely approximating even-handed.Hey, I said suppose. Stop laughing. Use your imagination, and work with me here.We know they're going to ask every Republican presidential…
    - 6 days ago 21 Apr 15, 5:35pm -
  • A god of one's own making

    A god of one's own making

    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 47…
    - 9 days ago 19 Apr 15, 7:01am -
  • Some Here, Some There — April 17, 2015

    Some Here, Some There — April 17, 2015

    by Dan Phillips.Here you go. Updates until noon, TX time.Is the doctrine of substitutionary atonement a later invention, unknown to earlier Christians after the close of the Canon? Michael J. Kruger both says and shows "no."Here's one Borg wh…
    - 11 days ago 17 Apr 15, 7:01am -
  • Faith Improves Our Sight

    Faith Improves Our Sight

    by Frank TurkFrom 2006 to 2012, PyroManiacs turned out almost-daily updates from the Post-Evangelical wasteland -- usually to the fear and loathing of more-polite and more-irenic bloggers and readers. The results lurk in the archives of this blog in…
    - 12 days ago 16 Apr 15, 7:01am -
  • Trivializing a Real Problem

    Trivializing a Real Problem

    by F.X. TurkThere was once a guy who loved his wife and served faithfully in his local church.  His wife really loved this guy, and they had a lot of kids.  This guys was the kind of guy you read about in Titus 1 who really set things in order most…
    - 13 days ago 15 Apr 15, 7:01am -
  • Walking in the Spirit: a pre-response

    Walking in the Spirit: a pre-response

    by Dan PhillipsI've more or less promised to write specifically on what it (actually) means to walk in/be led by the Spirit. Aaaand I've not done it. Aaaand I'm not doing it today.But in the meanwhile, I just crammed two or three sermons about the Ho…
    - 14 days ago 14 Apr 15, 7:01am -
  • Wanted: Lifeguards!

    Wanted: Lifeguards!

    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 47…
    - 16 days ago 12 Apr 15, 7:01am -

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