Most pastors wish they could roll their eyes when people say these things to them.
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"Rev. Dr. Jamal-Harrison Bryant embodies the rare balance of spiritual gifts and practical educational experiences that connects pastoral leadership and discipleship teaching with prophetic preaching and courageous social action."
This holiday season, every Christian should focus on this spiritual principle.
"God has used all of our lives to this point to prepare us for this moment, for God's kingdom-purpose."
Any group that is truly Christian and biblical would not have to revert to these extreme tactics to recruit and maintain followers.
These teachings may sound ridiculous, but they are very much alive and well today.
"The increases in offerings so many churches are experiencing coincide with what most economists refer to as 'full employment,' as well as increased wage growth in 2018."
The population of those who identify as witches or pagans is continuing to increase as the those who identify as "Protestant Christian" continues to decrease.
Please lift the Saddleback Church pastor up in prayer.
The Lord loves you with an everlasting love and calls you to return to Him—not on your terms—but on His.
Dear sidelined Christian, I believe I have a prophetic word for you.
Do you doubt it? Go by your own experience.
Major Christian Leaders, Including Joel C. Rosenberg, Meet With Saudi Crown Prince in Groundbreaking Gathering
"You know in the Bible, (there are) people like Esther, who was in a royal court. Daniel approached several kings and filled several key positions. God used them to speak to people in authority, kings, and the Bible says we are to pray for them."
This scriptural warning could very easily apply to the American church today.
While Driscoll believes that Christians still sin and need to keep seeking God for forgiveness, he does not subscribe to the Calvinist teaching of total depravity. Here's why.
Many also realize the country was granted a window of reprieve—and that window may be closing.
Has your pastor ruffled any feathers lately?
Of the Azusa Street Revival, they said: "Some of them pass out and do not move for hours as though they were dead. These people appear to be mad, mentally deranged or under a spell. They claim to be filled with the spirit."
"I was a 17-year-old kid. I was using drugs every single day. I was going in the wrong direction in my life."
"It's much easier to see how the Holy Spirit intervened in my life when I look back—while I was in the middle of a decision or a challenging circumstance, it was a little more difficult to see."