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Ways to Determine If a Pastor Is Spiritually Healthy

Pastors who are walking in their God-given authority are gifts from Jesus to encourage spiritual development. They can be wonderful spiritual parents. But how do we determine if they are healthy before we submit ourselves to them?

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Sling Your Stones at the Real Enemy, Not the Saints

Serious giants are facing off against the American church, including abortion, terrorism and secularism. The church has the spiritual weapons within its arsenal to take these giants down, so why do they still stand?

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Is the Local Church Becoming Obsolete?

There is a growing tendency in the body of Christ to bypass the local church in order for the reformation of society to take place. Is this a good or bad thing? 

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Hyper-Grace Horror Stories

Though hyper-grace teachers have plenty of testimonies they can point to, Michael Brown shares some painful stories from people damaged by the hyper-grace message.

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Catherine Booth: A Woman's Right to Preach

Catherine Booth explains by fair and consistent interpretation that the public ministry of women is absolutely enjoined by both precept and example in the Word of God. 

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Drunken Worship Leaders and Mercenary Musicians

It is increasingly common to hear about worship leaders getting drunk after church services and dropping f-bombs while they boast about their “liberty” in the Lord. Some are even hiring atheists. How can this be happening in the house of the Lord?

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Give Your Pastor Grace!

Pastors are human, and are just as prone to temptation as the next person. But when they fall and then repent and ask for forgiveness, are we extending grace to them as the Bible commands us?

God's Favor Is Not Contingent on Your Giving

What utter blasphemy to suggest God can be bribed to favor us by our giving to Him! David Ravenhill explains why your offering has nothing to do with God's favor on your life. 

25 Signs You Might Have Malice in Your Heart

Bishop Joseph Mattera says that many well-meaning Christians unknowingly live their lives with hatred hidden in their hearts. Here are 25 practical examples that indicate you are leading with ill intent.

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Can You Buy Your Healing?

If you've ever watched Christian television, I'm sure you've seen someone ask for donations with the promise of a healing. But what does the Bible say about that. We give you answers. 

What to Do When a Shepherd Falls

Few things are more devastating than the failure of a church leader we trust. Here's how you can rise above the disappointment.

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