Author Archives: jmdansville

Have You Noticed Apostasy and Heresy is Percolating All of the Sudden? (Part 3 of 3)


Concluding our series on heresy and apostasy, I would like to take a few moments to bring the previous two posts together. The first post touched on the recent apparent apostasies (turning from the faith) of two high profile Christians, Joshua Harris and Marty Sampson, which has been in the news recently. The second post […]
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Have You Noticed Apostasy and Heresy is Percolating all of the Sudden? (Part 2 of 3)


On  yesterday’s post, I had talked about recent apostasy (turning away from the faith) among two well-known public figures–one a former megachurch pastor; and the other a singer/songwriter and worship leader. Today, I’d like to talk about two particular heresies going around that are quite prevalent. One is Progressive Christianity (PC), and the other is […]
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Why is apostasy and heresy percolating all of the sudden? Part 1 of 3


It seems that within a short amount of time–say, within the past six months–I have been seeing quite a lot of heresy floating around. And some of it is from some quite well-known and (formerly) well-respected people. That’s not to say that the heresy has been new among them, but that I’ve just been learning […]
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Winds of Change: Saul and David


It is interesting to see how God, in the Old Testament, at times seems remorseful that He did something. In Genesis, God was remorseful that He made man (Gen. 6:5-7). In 1 Samuel 15, God said to Samuel that He regretted having made Saul king. It is in the following chapter that God reveals He […]
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Being a prayer warrior Part 2


In Ephesians 6, Paul says to pray in the Spirit. What does that mean? In a Pentecostal environment, many would say that this means speaking in tongues. But if you are not in a Pentecostal environment, then praying in the Spirit probably means something entirely different. The point is this, it doesn’t matter whether you pray […]
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