Avoid “Cargo Drop” Christianity

Avoid “Cargo Drop” Christianity.  We’ve been talking about the John Frum cult on the Pacific Island of Tanna.  This cult originated from natives on the island encountering the technologically superior cultures of Japan and The United States in World War II.  When these forces invaded their island, the natives were astonished at the supplies that would fall from […]

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The 5 myths of Christmas Day 5

The 5 myths of Christmas Day 5.  In this series we’ve been looking at the 5 common myths about Christmas that pop up every year.   The First Four Myths On day one we saw how early Christians calculated the date of Jesus’ birth.  They believed that Jesus conceived, born and died on the 25th of different months.  And they […]

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The 5 Myths Of Christmas Day 4

The 5 myths of Christmas Day 4.  In this series we’ve been looking at the 5 common myths about Christmas that pop up every year.   The First Three Myths On day one we saw how early Christians calculated the date of Jesus’ birth.  They believed that Jesus conceived, born and died on the 25th of different months.  We also […]

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The 5 Days Of Christmas Myths Day 3

The 5 days of Christmas myths Day 3. In this series we’ve been looking at the 5 common myths about Christmas that pop up every year. The First Two Myths On day one we saw how early Christians calculated the date of Jesus’ birth. They believed that Jesus was conceived, born and died on the […]

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The 5 Days Of Christmas Myths Day 2

The 5 days of Christmas myths Day 2.  In this series we’re looking at 5 common Christmas myths that perpetuate each year.  The culture, and many Christians, accept these myths without question.  No one ever stops to think about where they come from, or if they are even accurate.  We’re taking a closer look at them to see if […]

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Faith Alone, In What?

Faith alone in what?  Sola Fide.  Faith alone.  It’s one of the five “Solas” of the protestant reformation. It communicates the idea that it’s our trust in Christ that saves us, and nothing else.  But what exactly does that mean? They Have Faith, But In What? I was doing research recently on another group that claims to be connected […]

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Three More Problems With The Enneagram

Three more problems with the Enneagram.  I’ve written several articles lately on the Enneagram.  What many believe to be a simple personality test is actually something much more serious.  It has its roots in New Age teaching, and was arrived at by some pretty bizarre methods.   As I said previously, the Enneagram is new to me.  I had never […]

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Quick Challenge Answer: Should Christians Use The Enneagram?

Should Christians Use The Enneagram? I have to admit, until very recently I wasn’t aware of the Enneagram.  I knew there was some controversy about using it in the Church.  But I had never taken the time to dive into it.  Now that I have, I’m not comfortable with it. On the surface, the Enneagram appears to be […]

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What’s Wrong With The Enneagram?

What’s wrong with the Enneagram?  In my last post, I introduced you to the Enneagram of personality.  What many people often mistake for a simple personality test is in fact a rather complex system.  Many businesses and Churches use the Enneagram personality test.  So what’s the big deal?  Why shouldn’t Christians use the Enneagram?   Occultic Origins Not only is the […]

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Quick Challenge Answer: Should Christians Practice Yoga?

Should Christians practice yoga?  Christian yoga is popping up more and more now days.  It’s not uncommon to see churches advertising it on their websites or in their Sunday bulletins.  But is yoga something we should be doing as Christians? What is yoga? Answering the question “What is yoga” is difficult.  That’s because it’s use is so vast, and […]

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