Category: Church Issues

Can A Christian Smoke Marijuana? 1 16

Can A Christian Smoke Marijuana?

Cleaning out the mailbag… Can a Christian smoke marijuana? I’m not your mom… The first question you have to answer is if it’s legal where you live. If not, you probably shouldn’t. If it...

Are Abusive Pastors "Saved"? 3 21

Are Abusive Pastors “Saved”?

One of the ongoing theological questions concerns whether we can perceive the state of someones soul (“saved” or “lost”) by observing behaviors over a period of time. Is a person walking in “holiness”? Are...

Enneagram? 5 12

Enneagram?

Sometimes I get lots of mail on subjects of no interest to me whatsoever. The following fits that category. Lately, I’ve been getting lots of inquiries about the use of the enneagram in spiritual...

Things I Think... 7 23

Things I Think…

1. Lawsuits in process against the Southern Baptist Convention may affect the future of both the SBC and the two Calvary Chapel factions.     Those lawsuits are attacking the doctrine of “autonomy”, the...

Things I Think... 12 50

Things I Think…

This could be a long year. With an impeachment trial forthcoming and an election at year end, the stage is set for even more anger and division in an angry and divided country.  ...

The Tragedy of Bethel 21 89

The Tragedy of Bethel

The people of Bethel Church and Bethel Music are praying fervently for the resurrection of a dead child. The daughter of worship leader Kalley Heiligenthal passed away this weekend and she and the church...