What’s the difference between “Denomination” and “Non-Denominational”? What are you?

There are many false beliefs where is the true church ? Thank you for the GREAT question! It has become somewhat "trendy" for churches to claim that they are "non-denominational." This is part of the Community Church trend that started several years ago. However, most of those so-called Community Churches are simply denominations that have dropped the denominational name. They are still teaching and practicing, pretty much, the same things they did before they dropped the denominational … [Read more...]

The Baptist Use Of Acts 15:11

I just got through speaking with a baptist preacher at my door. He is trying to tell me Acts 2:38 is a different dispensation and that I need to go with Acts 15:11. Can you help me out? I would contact a local preacher, however, I currently don't have one. You have helped my husband and myself before, so I came inside to my bible and preacher Norm:) Mindy, I'm not sure what his point is exactly, but it probably has to do with the false idea that there was one system for Jewish converts and … [Read more...]

Is One Religion As Good As Another?

This lesson addresses the "Attend the Church of Your Choice" mentality toward religion. Does it really matter what you believe? See what the Bible says about it. … [Read more...]

The "Lost Gospel" Hype Update

On a recent visit to the Danville Public Library, I was confronted with something that I thought was "old news." Last year I wrote an article entitled "The Lost Gospel Hype" dealing with the media frenzy surrounding the so-called Gospel of Judas. At that time there were new books being released along with news coverage and a two hour documentary on, of all places, The National Geographic Channel. I had thought all this hype over an obviously fictional story surrounding Christ and Judas had … [Read more...]

Sound Words

Bible things should be called by Bible names! There are several reasons why we should be careful to only refer to biblical subject in the way the Bible refers to them. Such a practice would help us to keep our discussions of biblical topics in biblical context, it would encourage us to refer to our Bibles to see how a certain thing is referred to, it would go a long way toward helping us to keep our speech pure. We could go on with any number of reasons for calling Bible things by Bible names … [Read more...]

The “Lost Gospel” Hype

"One of the most significant biblical finds of the last century - a lost gospel that could challenge what is believed about the story of Judas and his betrayal of Jesus….Discovered by chance in the 1970s, a document that lay hidden for some 1,700 years, emerges today as The Gospel of Judas." (The National Geographic Channel - from their web site announcing an encore presentation of a two hour documentary about The Gospel of Judas). "With a plot twist worthy of The Da Vinci Code, the gospel - … [Read more...]

WBS Errors & Answers

I encountered this erroneous material, being shipped overseas by World Bible School, while working in India. A young sister attending the services where I was preaching shared the material she had been receiving with me. Upon reading the material I was shocked and horrified at what it contained. I have been careful to cite the material where I read these errors first-hand and to give the biblical answer to these erroneous teaching of World Bible School. I believe that there are many … [Read more...]