Liberty University throws Falwell under the bus to defend Beck’s convocation sermon

Liberty University throws Falwell under the bus to defend Beck's convocation sermon
Liberty University’s official spokesman responded to concerns about Glenn Beck’s appearance at the final convocation of the academic year, in which the university had compelled ten thousand students to listen to a Mormon-infused sermon. The spokesman, Johnnie Moore, was either unaware of earlier statements by the president of the school, Jerry Falwell, or didn’t mind ...

Liberty University fines students for not listening to cult leader

Liberty University fines students for not listening to cult leader
Liberty University invited Mormon Glenn Beck to preach to its students at its compulsory convocation last week, handing out $10 fines to residential students who didn’t have a suitable excuse for not attending. The Beck sermon continues a worrying trend that signals Liberty’s rapid retreat from Christian orthodoxy to an unapologetic¬†embrace of false religions and ...

The value of heresy hunting

Perry Noble seconded Rick Warren’s “argument” against heresy hunters yesterday. RT @RickWarren: Heresy-hunting lets u to ignore the mess in your own life. God is more concerned about your hypocrisy than other’s heresy. Let’s examine that. Where is the hypocrisy? Warren assumes that anyone who finds heresy is a hypocrite. Pointing out heresy is about ...

Despising Discernment; Hugging Heretics

Despising Discernment; Hugging Heretics
Recent Tweet from Furtick: Great night w a great man of God. Thx Pastor Joel 4 your humility & msg of hope. Love & honor! Now it seems Pastor Furtick has added Joel Osteen to his growing list of spiritual mentors. Maybe, you say, this was just a nice photo op, and Steven doesn’t really ...

Bell on the resurrection

Here’s Rob Bell explaining why the resurrection as historical fact is really not necessary (from his Velvet Elvis book, approvingly reproduced by a Bell supporter): it is important to remember that we rarely find these first christians trying to prove that the resurrection actually occurred. for one, a lot of the people who saw jesus ...

Dangerous flirtations with heresy

This retweet from Brad Cooper is giving me heartburn tonight: Acknowledging the historical fact of His resurrection doesn’t save u (James2:9). Being changed by His resurrection does (Rom6) I think more highly of BCoop than some of you might suppose, so seeing him entertain this kind of idea stuns me. The cancer in the modern ...