I have soberly learned by real life experience several things in 2007. There are three biblical doctrines that make any earnest LDS friend shudder (especially when it is delivered from a Baptist preacher): 1. The Triune God 2. Creation ex nihilo 3. Divine sovereignty in man’s salvation Moving beyond the general teachings of Christ […]
I just read this and this from the LDS newsroom. Both are interesting articles. And before I get too much further on this Rexburg temple series, I want to know about the picketers. Who are the groups and their sponsors? I have been hearing some stories on yesterday Lord’s Day that some have not been nice. […]
Let’s go live, today, with Pastor Joe, my brother-in-law. He pastors Grace Baptist Church in Rexburg, Idaho. In light of the Rexburg Temple open house, Joe is seizing the opportunity to speak on the temple. Todd: Joe, what text did you center on this morning?
With much more national and worldwide religious influence than any LDS apostle, young and vibrant Joel says it more clearly, loudly, and passionately for the new-year 2008:
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Just a little before 10:00 a.m. this morning, I saw the LDS apostle. He was exiting with folks in the covered sidewalk tents from the Rexburg temple while I was entering. I had about a hundred questions to ask. But I decided to wait.
Wait a minute. I thought LDS didn’t go for prosperity dreaming, self-esteem coaching, Kent & Barbie profiling, mega of mega churching, evangelical entrepreneurs. Why in the world is Joel Osteen’s latest book, Become a Better You, featured in the 2008 Winter Catalog of Deseret Book? The pastor of the biggest “evangelical” church in America showcased? […]
Apprising Minstries carries the news. HT: Current Christian Guys, I don’t even know what Joel Osteen’s evangelical doctrine is anymore, except the marketing mantra of maximizing who you are as a person. A God-centered theology? Hardly.