A High Failure Rate for the Time-Honored Altar Call?

Originally posted on writeous rhema:
If you’ve been raised in the American church any length of time, you’ve heard of or experienced the traditional and time-honored “Altar Call”. This is a call that is administered typically at the close of a church service after the sermon and before the offering. This call is a petition…

A High Failure Rate for the Time-Honored Altar Call?

If some Christian research groups claim that the failure rate of the altar call is 90+%, should be discontinue its usage?

Impure & Defiled Religion – Spiritual Abuse

Originally posted on writeous rhema:
James 1:26-27 – “If anyone thinks he is religious and does not bridle his tongue but deceives his heart, this person’s religion is worthless. Religion that is pure and undefiled before God, the Father, is this: to visit orphans and widows in their affliction, and to keep oneself unstained from…

False Profits: Prophe-lying to Remain Relevant?

Originally posted on writeous rhema:
2 Peter 1:20-21 –  knowing this first of all, that no prophecy of Scripture comes from someone’s own interpretation. For no prophecy was ever produced by the will of man, but men spoke from God as they were carried along by the Holy Spirit. Aren’t you glad that Peter was…

Afraid to Take Communion After a Sinful Week?

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1 Corinthians 11:17 – But in the following instructions I do not commend you, because when you come together it is not for the better but for the worse. 18 For, in the first place, when you come together as a church, I hear that there are divisions among you. And…

Afraid to Take Communion After a Sinful Week?

1 Corinthians 11:17 – But in the following instructions I do not commend you, because when you come together it is not for the better but for the worse. 18 For, in the first place, when you come together as a church, I hear that there are divisions among you. And I believe it in part,…

Is Your Pastor More of a Shepherd or a Zookeeper?

Acts: 2:36 Let all the house of Israel therefore know for certain that God has made him both Lord and Christ, this Jesus whom you crucified.” 37 Now when they heard this they were cut to the heart, and said to Peter and the rest of the apostles, “Brothers, what shall we do?” 38 And Peter said to…