Duplicity and the Nature of Evil

Pious Duplicity

Throughout my Christian journey, God in His wisdom, has placed me in circumstances in which I have witnessed first hand the duplicitous behavior of seemingly Christian ministers. While this has undoubtedly caused a great deal of turmoil, confusion, and emotional pain, it has also taught me the importance of true discernment, and led me to an understanding of the true nature of … [Read more...]

Swaggart Ministries’ link to 1983 murder re-examined

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Associated Press Tue 06/14/1988 Houston Chronicle, Section 1, Page 20, 2 STAR Edition WACO - One or more associates of Jimmy Swaggart Ministries are targets of a reopened district attorney's investigation into the slaying of a woman who left most of her estate to the television evangelist's ministry. Vic Feazell, McLennan County district attorney, said Sunday his office … [Read more...]

Why Jimmy Swaggart Still Needs to Repent

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When thinking about the current state of the church when confronted with the moral failures of its leadership and the dire need for a legitimate response to it, one question continually comes up. It is piteously asked by many who look at the sad career of Pentecostal evangelist Jimmy Swaggart as an example of how the church has "shot our wounded" and generally been legalistic, … [Read more...]

Bad Shepherds

Bad Shepherds

Recently, I read a passage of scripture in Jeremiah and was immediately stuck by how accurately the verses portrayed the characteristics of the apostate shepherds, teachers, and prophets, so prevalent in the church today. It drove me to pull out other scriptures to see if I could get an overall picture of what GOD considers to be a bad (or false)shepherd. I should not have … [Read more...]