Time to Get Real: The Southern Baptist Convention Is Shrinking Faster Than the United Methodists —by The Wartburg Watch blog

There is no questions that the SBC is in decline. I do not think they know what the problems are.

via Time to Get Real: The Southern Baptist Convention Is Shrinking Faster Than the United Methodists —

The #1 Thing to Look for When Joining a Church – Great Advice from Wade Burleson —reblogged by The Wartburg Watch

What’s the best way to know whether or not a church is worth joining?

via The #1 Thing to Look for When Joining a Church – Great Advice from Wade Burleson —

Blog Series: Spiritual Abuse in the Church: A Guide to Recognition and Recovery by Pastor Ken Garrett, Wk 2 @Spiritual Sounding Board blog

Source: Blog Series: Spiritual Abuse in the Church: A Guide to Recognition and Recovery by Pastor Ken Garrett, Wk 2

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…

via The #1 Thing to Look for When Joining a Church — Istoria Ministries Blog

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?

via How to Spot a Calvinista Pastor – Are These Some of the Clues? —

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…

via How do I Find A Safe Church — Leslie Vernick- Christ-Centered Counseling