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Beware the Hero Pastor

Many pastors can relate to the following experience (loosely based on my everyday pastoral life; all names changed to protect the innocent): Church member John emails the latest sermon excerpt from his favorite celebrity pastor. He wants me to listen and give feedback. For John, this is often a veiled attempt to humblebrag about his... Read more

Beware of the Stronghold of Cold Love | by Francis Frangipane

Is your love growing softer, brighter and more visible? Or is it becoming more discriminating, more calculating, less vulnerable and less available? This is a very important issue, for your Christianity is only as real as your love. A measurable decrease in your ability to love is evidence that a stronghold of cold love is... Read more

Beware the Ideal Woman in the Age of Self

In days when bestselling books aimed at women peddle a message of self-confidence in fluent Christianese, quotes like What we need right now is more women who are full of themselves receive thousands of views and hundreds of positive comments on Instagram. The influencers who tout these messages are selling todays ideal womanthe confident, successful,... Read more

Watch out for Christian Gaslighting

[ad_1] Gaslighting is a type of psychological manipulation and abuse through which seeds of doubt are sown in a focused particular person or in members of a focused group, making them query their very own reminiscence, notion, and sanity. Inside Christianity, it may manifest as when individuals are focused and spiritually manipulated by pastors, theologians,... Read more

Beware the god of Open Choices

[ad_1] In reality, he guarantees you freedom fromallgods,alltasks. Preserve your choices open, he whispers. Worship me, and also you dont need to serve something or anybody. No dedication vital. Complete freedom. God Who Commits The residing God, the loving, triune God, didnt create us to maintain our choices open. He didnt create us to reside... Read more

Watch out for Deception | Devotional by Darren Hewer

[ad_1] You're affordable individuals. Determine for yourselves if what I'm saying is true. 1 Corinthians 10:15 Opening your e-mail inbox, you discover a brand new e-mail: From Chief Oyinbolowo Eko with the topic REQUEST FOR AN URGENT BUSINESS RELATIONSHIP. Unusual, you suppose to your self, knowingly rolling your eyes, I dont know a Chief Oyinbolowo... Read more