Gateway Church Pastor Robert Morris Claims to Hold a Doctorate of Literature

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Robert Morris has built a megachurch in Southlake Texas which has been rated as the third largest church in America.  Given that significant accomplishment, it seems that self-inflation would be unnecessary. However, in his upcoming book published by the Thomas Nelson imprint of HarperCollins Christian, Morris includes a version of his bio which includes a description of a "doctorate of literature" he claims he holds.  See below from the upcoming book, Truly Free:I wrote the church and T … [Read more...]

Former Aide to Falwell and Colson Nelson Keener: When Kingdoms Collide

Guest post by Nelson Keener.Nelson Keener graduated from Liberty University and served as the late Jerry Falwell's assistant during the seminal days of the Moral Majority and later in a similar capacity with the late Chuck Colson. He resides in Lancaster, Pennsylvania.When Kingdoms CollideAt Liberty University College Democrats are not recognized as an official university club.Neither are College Republicans.Does this mean the prominent Christian institution, founded by the … [Read more...]

George Barna, Please Meet the Barna Group

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Reading the book U-Turn: Restoring America to the Strength of its Roots is a frustrating experience. For the most part, authors George Barna and David Barton labor to make the case that America needs to turn back to God in order to avoid judgment. I have been hearing these appeals since I was in high school ("If my people who are called by my name..."). In all of them, the speakers or authors have warned that America had become so bad that judgment was just around the corner.As a part of … [Read more...]

Blood Moon Movie to Rise Again

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So Monday night, John Hagee's Blood Moon movie aired around the country. According to promoters, it was so popular that they are bringing it back in April.Unless, of course, the world ends before that.A breathless press release gives the details:Read the rest here.There is at least one sentence in the press release that I bet the writer would like to take back.  It is rare that science, history and scripture align with each other, yet the last three series of Four Blood … [Read more...]

Creflo Dollar’s Gulfstream Jet Project 650 Grounded For Now (VIDEO)

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UPDATE: According to the Christian Post, the campaign is off indefinitely. A spokesperson says, "It's a moot point." Before, this was a light thing and a done deal: "Heavenly Father, this is but a light thing for You, and You will deliver this debt ­free G650 into the hangar on Fulton Industrial Boulevard with highly skilled technicians and pilots." Creflo ordered a plane but now all he gets is "a moot point."Probably, you have heard that megamegapastor Creflo Dollar launched a project … [Read more...]

Former Staff Members: Faith Christian Church Members Taught to Spank Infants to Curb Rebellion

Two former staff members of Faith Christian Church in Tucson AZ provided more details about the procedures church leaders told members to use to drive out rebellion from infants. The Arizona Daily Star reported the procedures described by former member and staffer Rachiel Morgan. According to the Star report, church pastor Stephen Hall taught members to spank babies as young as 8 weeks if they raised up their heads while laying on their stomachs.Wanting to learn more about this claim, I … [Read more...]

Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability Defends Tucson Church at Center of Investigative Report

Faith Christian Church in Tucson emerged from the demise of Maranatha Christian Church in 1990.  The church seeks to convert college students as a part of the church's ministry and as such has had a long standing relationship with the University of Arizona. Now the church is the subject of an investigation by the Arizona Daily Star over allegations of cult-like control over members and inappropriate punishments of children. Faith Christian Church has several affiliated churches around the … [Read more...]

Who is Bringing David Barton to PA in March?

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As noted in January, David Barton is speaking at Lancaster Bible College on March 19. A group called the Pennsylvania Pastor's Network is listed as sponsor of the U-Turn conference, named after Barton's book with George Barna (who is also slated to appear). Even though I have lived in PA for 20 years, I knew almost nothing about them. My initial thought is the PPN might be mainly the people advertising the event, and that seems to be the case.According to Capstone Legacy Foundation … [Read more...]


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