That Ancient Faith

7 things the Lord hates (spoiler: questioning doctrine isn't one of them) [Christianity]

By now, most people (in Christian circles, at least) will have heard about the Jars of Clay controversy. For those that are thinking “how on earth could there be controversy over some jars?” let me clarify: they are a contemporary Christian music band. The controversy is because the frontman, Dan Haseltine, tweeted some thoughts on the topic of gay marriage. Shocking, I know.…

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When did Christians become so whiny? [Christianity]

The Church is so whiny at times. At least in the West it seems, from the various news outlets which like to showcase the "worst" (and actual worst) of the bunch. Sometimes I read articles and wonder why do certain Christians care so much about this!? It’s usually a non-issue really, often under the guise of "principles" or "persecution." Now I realise that some of…

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Prophecy Questions

More Prophecy Questions for Christians

Don’t just let your eyes glaze over with these questions. This is a serious study of Scripture and Christians must come to grips with the implications of this material. Note that the questions are organized by topic. Here are the topics: A. Questions about the “End of the Age,” “Last Days,” and the “Day of the Lord” B. Questions about the…

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Prophecy Questions

Prophecy Questions Specifically for Dispensationalists

Dispensationalism is an offshoot of premillennialism that is relatively new among eschatological theories. John Nelson Darby (1800-1882) is usually credited with its invention, or at least its popularization. Its teachings include: (1) At the Second Coming, Christ will establish a literal utopian thousand-year period on earth, i.e. the millennium; (2) A physical rapture of the church will occur before a…

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Sign the Manhattan Declaration

A Call of Christian Conscience: "We pledge to each other, and to our fellow believers, that no power on earth, be it cultural or political, will intimidate us into silence or acquiescence. It is our duty to proclaim the Gospel of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ in its fullness, both in season and out of season. May God help…

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