Tag Archives: bible

Slaying Biblical Illiteracy

“Slaying Biblical Illiteracy”, a new book from our friends at The Youth Cartel, written by Matt Andrews, is one of those books that every NextGen pastor should have on their shelf. I received my copy at our district’s Fall Conference and showed it to our Foursquare General Supervisor, Tammy Dunahoo. She agreed that biblical illiteracy is an important topic […]

21-Day Challenge from YouVersion

We’re big fans of YouVersion’s Bible apps and web site. They offer many great tools to get students and leaders engaged with God’s Word and all for free. That’s why we’re excited to announce their 21-Day Challenge that starts today! From their site… If you’ve never read your Bible consistently before, it can be hard […]

Ghosts, Spirits and Reincarnation

This is part 4 in the “Don’t Buy the Lie” series of posts on the supernatural… view the series introduction here. Read part two, “Lies from the Dark Side,” here. And part three, “Psychics and our Emotions”, here. And what, exactly, does the Bible teach about life after death—and spirits reaching out from beyond the grave? It actually […]

Psychics and our Emotions

This is part 3 in the “Don’t Buy the Lie” series of posts on the supernatural… view the series introduction here. Read part two, “Lies from the Dark Side,” here. What do we do with all of the spiritual ideas in our culture today? What about mind readers and psychics? How should we think about different culture’s spiritism […]

Lies From the Dark Side

This is part 2 in the “Don’t Buy the Lie” series of posts on the supernatural… view the series introduction here. It’s interesting in our hyper-spiritualized culture, how many of our students are willing to accept the idea of God and angels but can’t quite bring themselves to believe in Satan or demons. Barna’s survey […]

Ordination: What Does it Mean?

My ordination as a Foursquare pastor was celebrated by the Gateway District this week — along with eleven others — at our Fall Conference in Branson, MO. Leading up to this, I have been telling quite a few of my friends of the monumental occasion  It means something to me… a lot, actually. And, as I was sharing, […]