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If your favorite Christian leader is seen in this picture – please end your support

Posted on Facebook by Jackie Alnor and Steve Lumbley “Ecumenical traitors – If your favorite Christian leader is seen in this picture – please end your support of that ministry now” *Photos and Info: Under God: INDIVISIBLE  Leadership Conference, Hosted by James Robison

The New Ecumenism

Very good post by Phil Johnson on the issues concerning the Manhattan Declaration. What sinners in this decaying culture need is redemption and spiritual rebirth, not merely sounder moral logic and more convincing rational arguments about why their sin is bad… ..the gospel—not natural law, moralistic logic, philosophical reasoning, or political strategizing, but the gospel—is […]

New peace plan to bring Palestine and Israel together

And what is the is the catalyst which is to bring about peace? Tourism! Which means $money$. JPost: Church leaders call for Holy Land pilgrimage Christian church leaders from around the world came together at the Grand Court Hotel in Jerusalem on Thursday to call on people of faith around the world to make a […]

A Rebuke to the Manhattan Declaration Signers

Much has been written about the Manhattan Declaration in recent weeks by some well known Christian voices including Jacob Prasch, Phil Johnson, Steve Camp, R.C. Sproul, John Piper, and John MacArthur, to name but a few. I’ve posted extensively on the topic, here, here, here, here, here, here, here. Today I read another statement made […]

Another Ecumenical “Letter”

Another group of self-proclaimed Christian Leaders and another letter.. Boy these groups are spewing out declarations and letters so fast its making my head spin. Some of the names below should be familiar: Christian Leaders Urge Immediate Passage of Tough Sanctions on Iran Pat Robertson, Southern Baptist Leadership, Focus on the Family, Megachurch Pastors Send […]

Covenants, Oaths, Promises, and Pledges

“Again, ye have heard that it hath been said by them of old time, Thou shalt not forswear thyself, but shalt perform unto the Lord thine oaths: But I say unto you, swear not at all; neither by heaven; for it is God’s throne: ” – (Matthew 5:33-34) “The worse men are, the less they […]

The Manhattan Declaration; Our Regretful Inability to Become a Signatory

Sent out by Moriel Ministries, J. Jacob Prasch and Scott Brisk. The Manhattan Declaration (Website; Manhattan Declaration Summary pdf; Manhattan Declaration: A Call of Christian Conscience (Full) pdf) is the latest bandwagon that a number of Evangelicals are flocking to due to the serious lack of biblical discernment that has become epidemic in the church. […]

*UPDATED* Around the blogosphere: The Manhattan Declaration

Links to a few posts concerning the Manhattan Declaration. Steve Camp: THE MANHATTAN DECLARATION and EVANGELICAL CO-BELLIGERENCE Frank Turk: I Respectfully Decline Mark: To Sign Or Not To Sign “The ultimate goal of the church biblically is not the public good, but the glory of God in the proclamation and advancement of His gospel of […]

The Ecumenical Manhattan Declaration

Follow-up on a previous post, Christian Leaders Unite on Political Issues. Religious Leaders Call for Civil Disobedience if Laws Don’t Respect Faith A formidable coalition of 150 Catholic, Orthodox and evangelical leaders are calling on Christians in a new manifesto to reject secular authority – and even engage in civil disobedience – if laws force […]

The ever-controversial Rick Warren

Lots of controversy swirling around about this. I received Jan Markell’s letter this morning. Well, I’ve sat here for 10 minutes trying to gather something personal to say about this, but can’t. So I’ll just post the article and stay silent. CPost: Rick Warren Stresses Need for Christians to Build Bridges In the days leading […]

George Barna, “Twinkle twinkle little bat”

Last month I posted on George Barna, (of the Barna Group/Institute) and his latest book, The Seven Faith Tribes, titling it Down the Rabbit Hole: Barna, America’s “Faith Tribes” Can Restore Nation. I still believe the Rabbit Hole expression fits what he is attempting to promote in his book: many religious (and non religion groups) […]

Politics Makes for ‘Strange Bedfellows’

The figurative expression, strange bedfellows, is used in reference to situations wherein political or other mutual interests can bring together people who otherwise would not unite. This saying is taken from a line in ‘The Tempest’ by William Shakespeare, spoken by a shipwrecked man who finds himself seeking shelter beside a sleeping monster: “Misery acquaints […]

Hebrew roots or Christian roots?, plus…

Mariam posted an interesting news story at endtimespropheticwords:Dick Eastman Every Home for Christ To Build Wailing Wall Replica, which fit in nicely with an article I read last night written by Prof. Johan Malan, Middelburg South Africa: We Cannot be under Law and under Grace. In the past I’ve posted quite a few messages on […]

The Ecumenical National Day of Prayer

Be ye not unequally yoked together with unbelievers: for what fellowship hath righteousness with unrighteousness? and what communion hath light with darkness?  And what concord hath Christ with Belial? or what part hath he that believeth with an infidel?  And what agreement hath the temple of God with idols? for ye are the temple of […]

Emergent Church Leaders’ InterSpirituality Talks Raise Flags

The Christian Post; The participation of emergent church leaders in an interfaith dialogue raised flags for some conservative Christians who have been concerned over a growing cooperation of emergent church leaders with New Spirituality/New Age leaders.

Blair’s First Speech on Religion; ‘Religion Must be Saved from Extremism’

Has he hooked up yet with Rick Warren? Christian Post: In his first major speech on religion, Tony Blair said Thursday night that religion must be rescued from extremism and irrelevance and used as a force for good at a time of global turmoil. Blair, who converted to Catholicism last year, made the call in […]

The Analogy of Being: Invention of the Anti-Christ or the Wisdom of God?

Thats the title of the Symposium which is to be attended by Catholic and Orthodox Protestant Scholars this weekend. From CatholicOnline: Symposium Draws Catholic, Orthodox and Protestant Scholars to Discuss ‘The Analogy of Being’ On the eve of Pope Benedict XVI’s first visit to the United States, an ecumenical gathering of renowned Christian theologians from […]

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