New Blog Series: Spiritual Abuse in the Church: A Guide to Recognition and Recovery by Pastor Ken Garrett @Spiritual Sounding Board blog

Source: New Blog Series: Spiritual Abuse in the Church: A Guide to Recognition and Recovery by Pastor Ken Garrett

The #1 Thing to Look for When Joining a Church — by Wade Burleson @ Istoria Ministries Blog

I am often asked, “What’s the best way to know whether or not a church is worth joining?”My answer often surprises people. The measure of the greatness of a church is not seen in the size of the church, nor the missions emphasis, nor the children’s or youth programs, nor the style of worship. Nope. Not…

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How to Spot a Calvininista Pastor – Are These Some Clues? – by The Wartburg Watch blog

Are these reformed red flags and differences between traditional Southern Baptists and extreme Calvinists spot on?

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How Do I Find a Safe Church? – by Leslie Vernick

Morning friends, Wow, we have had quite a week. We’ve had a lively and productive discussion on spiritual abuse in marriage on this blog. Last Sunday I heard a very interesting sermon on the third commandment about not taking the Lord’s name in vain which tied very closely to the whole topic of spiritual abuse. To…

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A Successful Church Takeover Using Stealth Strategies in the Calvinista Playbook. – by The Wartburg Watch blog

This detailed testimony of a church takeover is a tremendous tool to help someone recognize the moves Calvinistas make to gain control over the congregation

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9 Marks and The Gospel Coalition Apparently Continue to Ignore Abuse in Their Midst. – by The Wartburg Watch blog

When will 9 Marks realize that they have a problem with how church discipline is applied.

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