19 Nov 2018

TCW Minute: Lessons from the Revelation Churches (Week of Nov. 19, 2018)

2018-11-19T20:29:40+00:00 Nov 19, 2018|

Lessons from the Revelation churches.  This is David Wheaton, host of The Christian Worldview.

In Revelation two and three, Jesus gives commendations and warnings to seven historic churches in what is now modern-day Turkey.

No church is praised for its growth, programs, music, societal impact, social justice, or relevance to non-believers.

Instead, what Christ commends is faithfulness to God’s word, intolerance of false teaching, perseverance in suffering, and holiness, while warning against sexual immorality, worldliness, and loss […]

12 Nov 2018

TCW Minute: Christ’s Message to the Church (Week of Nov. 12, 2018)

2018-11-13T10:52:56+00:00 Nov 12, 2018|

What is Jesus’ message to His church today?  This is David Wheaton, host of The Christian Worldview.

In the opening chapters of Revelation, Jesus gives messages to seven historic churches in Asia Minor.

Two of the seven received commendations for their faithfulness while five were warned to repent of their errant ways or face the consequences.

The church today would do well to heed Christ’s commands to these churches: to cling to sound doctrine, to be full […]

07 Sep 2018

TCW Minute: Beware Apostasy (Week of Sept. 3, 2018)

2018-09-07T12:59:30+00:00 Sep 07, 2018|

What is apostasy?  This is David Wheaton, host of The Christian Worldview.

The Bible says, “in later times some will fall away from the faith, paying attention to deceitful spirits and doctrines of demons…” (1 Tim. 4:1)

That’s apostasy—departing from primary doctrines of the faith, such as twisting the nature and character of God or the parson and work of Christ.

Apostasy is an ongoing reality in churches and individuals, but can never happen to the true […]

13 Aug 2018

TCW Minute: Lessons from the Implosion at Willow Creek Church (Week of Aug. 13, 2018)

2018-08-17T13:36:19+00:00 Aug 13, 2018|

Lessons from the implosion at Willow Creek Church.  This is David Wheaton, host of The Christian Worldview.

Willow Creek in Chicago is one of the largest and most influential evangelical churches.  Founder and former senior pastor Bill Hybels innovated the “seeker sensitive” model of gearing church to non-believers or seekers.

An implosion took place this past week at Willow Creek with the entire board of elders and both lead pastors resigning amidst allegations of extra-marital sin […]

18 Feb 2017

What Biblical Christians Must Know About the New Apostolic Reformation and the Jesus Culture Music Band

2017-02-18T15:47:19+00:00 Feb 18, 2017|

GUEST: Todd Friel, producer, Drunk In The Spirit DVD documentary

If anyone comes to you and does not bring this teaching, do not receive him into your house, and do not give him a greeting; 11 for the one who gives him a greeting participates in his evil deeds.  2 John 10-11

The New Apostolic Reformation (NAR) is the fastest growing […]

27 Aug 2016

Church Leadership Training … According to Whom?

2016-11-29T19:02:14+00:00 Aug 27, 2016|

GUEST: Travis Allen, teaching pastor, Grace Church

“…whoever wishes to become great among you shall be your servant, and whoever wishes to be first among you shall be your slave; just as the Son of Man did not come to be served, but to serve, and to give His life a ransom for many.”  —Jesus (Matthew 20:26-28)

“Leadership” is the latest trend in the American evangelical church.  Influential pastors such as Bill […]

30 Apr 2016

Standing on the Promises of God or the Trends of Man?

2016-11-29T20:20:45+00:00 Apr 30, 2016|

Guest: Phil Johnson, writer and conference speaker

For we do not preach ourselves but Christ Jesus as Lord, and ourselves as your bond-servants for Jesus’ sake. 2 Corinthians 4:5

As our culture has become increasingly secular over the past few decades, evangelical church leaders have adapted their services to attract especially a younger generation that hasn’t been exposed to traditional biblical Christianity.

Verse by verse preaching has been replaced with messages on felt […]

20 Feb 2016

Churched Millennials: Helping The Departed To Return

2016-10-26T10:14:27+00:00 Feb 20, 2016|

GUEST:  Ken Ham, President, Answers in Genesis

Sanctify the Lord God in your hearts, and always be ready to give a defense to everyone who asks you a reason for the hope that is in you, with meekness and fear. 1 Peter 3:15

We have heard the the very […]