Historical Study

THIS DOGMA WON’T HUNT: Feinstein, Durbin, Sanders, and the New Religious Test for Office

christianitytoday.com/edstetzer/2017/september/this-dogma-wont-hunt-feinstein-durban-sanders-and-new-relig.html?utm_ So much for Article VI of the U.S. Constitution By: Ed Stetzer  Sept 8, 2017   Christians will be applauded when they show up to feed, clothe, shelter, and encourage the battered victims of Harvey and Irma. As long as they keep their dogma in their hearts and not in their mouths, they are welcomed—but […]

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THE SOUTHERN BAPTIST (RE-)EMERGENCE IN CHURCH PLANTING

ChristianityToday.com/edstetzer/2017/august/southern-baptists-emergence-in-church-planting        Ed Stetzer spoke at the recent IPHC General Conference in Orlando. He says that “Church planting accelerates and advances the kingdom in exponential ways.” We can see much of our own IPHC church planting history in how Dr. Stetzer spells out theirs.- Pastor Frank By: Ed Stetzer In the last few years, Southern […]

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SOME QUICK THOUGHTS ON HOUSE CHURCHES: THE GOOD, THE BAD, AND WHY YOU SHOULD BE OPEN TO THEM

http://www.christianitytoday.com/edstetzer/2017/may/house-churches-good-or-bad.html?utm_source=edstetzer&utm_medium=Newsletter Hillsong has just released about twenty of their lyric videos to Sermon Spice. Since a growing number of our churches use lyric videos in worship, I decided to share this ad with you; it is included at the end of this article by Ed Stetzer. Dr. Stetzer will be one of the speakers at the […]

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THE MANY BENEFITS OF GRATITUDE

http://blog.thrivingpastor.com/the-many-benefits-of-gratitude/?refcd=504701&utm_campaign=The+Many+Benefits+of+Gratitude This well written article is excellent for focusing us on the grace of gratitude as we go into Memorial weekend. – Pastor Frank By: John Thorington Matthew Henry, a well-known eighteenth-century Puritan preacher, was threatened by robbers in the city of London. They took his possessions and endangered his life. It’s safe to say […]

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CREDIBLE EYEWITNESSES

  By: Frank G. Tunstall A woman, Mary, was the first person to see the resurrected Lord. The Emmaus travelers walked seven miles with Jesus on the day of His resurrection and listen to the Lord’s profound teaching. That same evening Jesus appeared to the ten disciples in their locked room. [Thomas was absent and […]

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“PROCLAIMING THE KINGDOM IN A WORLD OF FAKE NEWS”

hughsnews.com/newsletter-posts/lighten-up-with-laughter3204007 By: Bishop Doug Beacham In this day of directional apps such as Waze and Google Maps, we have become accustomed to “alternate” routes and “recalculating.” To use an app that helps you avoid traffic snarls is indeed a blessing. But we are now full speed ahead in a world that has no shame or […]

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Kate von Bora, Example for Lutheran Wives

Martin Luther’s most famous single act arguably was nailing his 95 theses on the door of Wittenburg Church in Germany on October 31, 1517. The five hundreth anniversary of this event that launched the Protestant Reformation is being celebrated worldwide this year, leading up to October 31. Many people realize the importance of that single […]

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THE TOP 15 QUOTES BY MARTIN LUTHER

http://luther2017.tv/ Released by Billion Souls Network in coordination with the Wittenburg Congress celebrating the first 500 years of the Protestant Reformation,    October 30 – November 1, 2017. Martin Luther’s Ninety-Five Theses on Castle Church door (October 31, 1517) began the second greatest event in the Church since the Day of Pentecost. From the time, he […]

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