What Kind of Church would Jesus Attend?

My daughter suggested I write about the kind of church Jesus would attend. I have been thinking about it and I think it is something all Christians, and especially church leaders, need to consider. Attend is a rather formal word that evokes thoughts of annual general meetings and other formal business-like occasions, but it is

TruthTalks (Sermon): How to Fight Fake News

Fake News is a manifestation of something more pervasive, misinformation. By misinformation I mean fabricated or manipulated information used primarily to influence people and further a specific agenda. Misinformation can have serious implications and devastating effects on the lives of millions… and we are are all potential targets! Recently I preached

How to Fight Fake News

  Misinformation is a big issue in today’s society and is so prolific and influential that we, as Christians, need to know how to fight fake news. The words ‘fake news’ are on everybody’s lips nowadays, including those of the American President. What most people understand by this term is the manipulated or

TruthTalks: Prophecy

  I recently presented an overview of the ‘gift’ of prophecy and I am sharing it here on Truth is The Word. Part One is just under an hour long and covers seven common questions: What is prophecy? What forms does

TruthTalks (Sermons): Connecting the dots

People who doubt the authenticity of the Old Testament or the divinity of Jesus should listen to this message. The Lord Jesus connects the dots between His life and key Old Testament events. By doing this He is in effect saying, “Yes, it is true, and I AM the one who did it!”

Connecting the dots

The expression, ‘Connecting the dots’ has become quite popular in South Africa as a way of suggesting areas of corruption without actually being explicit. However, in this article, I want to use the expression very explicitly to connect the dots between the Old and New Testaments. Jesus is of course the dot-connector in chief, but

TruthTalk: Andy Stanley – Unhitched, Unhinged, or Misunderstood

Should we be concerned when Andy Stanley, the leader of the biggest church in the USA, says that it is time for us to ‘unhitch’ from the Old Testament? Is he unhitched from truth, unhinged, or just misunderstood? This TruthTalk seeks to answer these questions and explores the relevance of the Old Testament and

Andy Stanley: Unhitched, Unhinged, or Misunderstood?

  In this article, I respond to a challenge to comment on Andy Stanley’s ‘Aftermath’ series of sermons. I recently wrote an article about the five preliminary questions we need to answer before censuring a preacher. As an example, I used the recent flood of criticisms aimed at Andy Stanley’s contention that it

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