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Micheal Brown

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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How the Church Lost the Gift of Discernment

We charismatics love prophecy and revelation. But we must be aware that not all spiritual information is from God. Have you lost your discernment? Find out. 

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Confessions of a Former Ministry Addict

The key to more effective ministry is found not in accomplishing more, but in taking time for spiritual and physical refreshment. Here's how. 

Why Ministry Is So Messy

Want to be used by God in supernatural ways? Then be ready and willing to get your hands dirty. Find out why it's a good thing that your ministry is a mess. 

Robert and Debbie Morris

Why Churches Are Doing Well in a Down Economy

In spite of layoffs, foreclosures and economic uncertainty, many churches in America are thriving. We tracked this trend at 12 growing churches around the nation.

Why Are So Many Christians Quitting Church?

Over the last decade many Christians have given up on church—often because leaders failed them. Is there any chance those leaving through the back door will return? 

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