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Ancient Heresies and Discredited Theories

Author: Robin Brace ARIANISM This belief, that Jesus was not really God, just the highest creation of God, was one of the first Church heresies. It was defeated simply because it is unscriptural; there are just too many New Testament verses which cannot be explained within this schema. The teaching originated with Arius, a fourth century Alexandrian minister. It was…read more →

There Should Be A Law Against It!

Ever since the discovery of the tragic deaths of members of the Solar Temple in 1994 and 1995, a number of European countries including France have been planning to bring in laws against sects. The Internet Christian magazine web site Christianity Today.com reported in July 1997, In April, the Belgian Parliamentary Commission on Cults issued a 600-page report identifying 189…read more →

Moving Away From Legalism by Robin Brace

Legalism in Adventist Sects How does one make the transition from a legalistic sect to normal, or mainstream, Christianity? First, it is essential to deal with the concept of legalism itself. The legalistic Adventist sects, such as Jehovah’s Witnesses, Seventh Day Adventists, Christadelphians and the old-style Worldwide Church of God may vary in actual doctrine, but have many areas in…read more →

In the Marketplace

I don’t often get worked up reading through the Christian retail magazine, Christian Marketplace, but July 2004’s issue did that to me. It was not one article but a combination of several and I was not sure at first why I was reacting. After careful consideration I boiled it down my concern to two questions; “What, as Christians are we…read more →

A More Excellent Way – Henry Wright

Author: Jane Morgan This book (the complete title is as above but hereinafter is referred to as “A More Excellent Way”) suggests healing is possible for those who have suffered/are suffering from long-term illnesses and who may have given up all hope of their prayers ever being answered. Not only this, but the prevention of disease is also a goal…read more →

Myers Briggs Type Indicator

Introduction The idea of personality type testing is based on a theory that all people have a demonstrable personality type, and that this type can be placed within a universal range. As far as we can see, the theory was developed by Jung, the well known contemporary and protagonist of Freud, although type theory goes back at least to Hippocrates…read more →

The Passion of the Christ

Over the past few weeks we have received a number of emails and there has been some discussion on our forum concerning Mel Gibson’s film, “The Passion of the Christ.” The film will be officially released in Britain on 26 March 2004 but some areas will have special previews on the 24 and 25. Should you go to see it?…read more →

Scripture Driven or Purpose Driven?

INTRODUCTION Surfing the Internet to research this article, I was amazed how many critiques there are of the Purpose Driven Life. I do not want to ‘reinvent the wheel’ and so in this article I want to concentrate on one vital aspect – the misuse of Scripture. PREVIOUS Earlier this year I briefly mentioned the Purpose Driven Life in one…read more →

A Look at the G12

Please see our update article on G12 for latest developments. This is an issue that we have often been asked about in recent months. We are aware that many well-known figures in the Christian world are involved, but we still feel that we have something to say on the matter. Please do not prejudged what is being said here but…read more →

G12 Update

At Reachout we received this anonymous email: I THINK THAT IT WOULD BE WORTH MENTIONING THAT SEVERAL OF THE CHURCHES THAT YOU MENTION THAT BEGAN THE G12 VISION ARE NO LONGER OPERATING IN THE G12 VISION ANYMORE, E.G KENSINTON TEMPLE, VINE CHURCH, BETHANY. INDEED CESAR FAJARDO AS FAR AS I AM AWARE IS NO LONGER IN THE G12 VISION EITHER,…read more →

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