He has a picture with Tony Evans and the caption Great time at #NRB2021 this week. In order not to draw out an avalanche of attack comments from enthusiastic supporters of that genre of blog, let me just briefly say, I do not consider it, nor those of its ilk, a reliable source. Hes a nice guy, but hes not very in depth when it comes to teaching the Scriptures. Our professor, Dr. John McKinley, had assigned us a theology project in which we had to analyze all of the key texts in the salvation/election debate and provide our own statement on the subject. Herbert W. Armstrong (July 31, 1892 - January 16, 1986) was an American evangelist who founded the Worldwide Church of God (WCG). Hi Mark- I think you might be mistaken. Scaer is the toughest writer in the book. Great list! I have appreciated the ministry of these men. Thanks for the suggestion. Also Tom Larmore of Christs Bible Fellowship Guam. 2017 Dave Armstrong. He is not someone Id recommend as a teacher of sound doctrine. Thank you! Perry Noble, Steven Furtick, Stovall Weems, Brian Houston, Beth Moore, Christine Caine, http://www.gibcjupiter.org/pages/sermons/detail/sermon/2540, http://www.sermonaudio.com/sermoninfo.asp?SID=11113103031, http://www.gty.org/Resources/Print/Blog/B131030, Throwback Thursday ~ Clinging to the Golden Calf: 7 Godly Responses When Someone Says You're Following a False Teacher, Guest Post: Lauren Daigle and the Fruit of "Losing her Religion", Choose What Is Right: A Study in Discernment ~ Lesson 1- Introduction, Leaving Lysa: Why You Shouldn't Be Following Lysa TerKeurst or Proverbs 31 Ministries, Going Beyond Scripture: Why It's Time to Say Good-Bye to Priscilla Shirer and Going Beyond Ministries, The Mailbag: Celebrity Christian Hot Takes (Driscoll, Graham, Groeschel, Lewis, Lucado, Piper, Vallotton), Bible Gateway- Fantastic concordance and other Bible tools, CARM- Christian Apologetics and Research Ministry, Christian Answers for the New Age (Marcia Montenegro). Totally agree with Begg and have heard him preach personally. Five Reasons for Armstrong's Success: 1. Even now I get teary eyed thinking about it. He led the revitalization of Christ Church, as well as the renovation that took place in 2020. . In Stock. We didnt realize he supported people who are known false teachers. However, I still find myself struggling with it in some way and Im not sure I could exactly point out what my struggle is with. If you can, join us for their ekklesia conference they hold every year. So glad to have found you! San Antonio, TX 78216. Seminaries provide future clergy with a theological education, but the academy . I always felt like I was mishandling the text and making it say whatever made me feel more comfortable, anything other than what I felt that the text was pointing towards deep down. Technically and theoretically, I would generally say its OK (see this article) but when the rubber meets the road, it kind of depends on the situation. I have listened to all but two of these men. Reblogged this on The Cross Is All We Need. 2. Ive never heard him say this, so can you please provide an article or video where he specifically says this? If you're new or would like to comment, please see the "Welcome- Start Here" tab at the top of this page. Men need strong, godly, male influences to teach and set the example of biblical manhood. Most book studies written by women are also written FOR women, which I do not think would be appropriate to teach to a co-ed or mens class (why would men want to do a study aimed at women, and vice versa?). Stephen Armstrong writes for the Guardian, the Sunday Times, GQ, Elle, Wallpaper and the New Statesman, as well as showing up on Radio 4 whenever they let him. This is the exact list of pastors that have helped me turn away from the spirit-filledmovement, which was how I turned from new age. Heres a blurb from his bio on the GIBC website: Prior to his ministry in Florida, Jerry served for many years as Sr. I already listen to Paul Washer, R.C. Theology on Tap Confirmation Class Connection Groups . An early pioneer of radio and television evangelism, Armstrong preached what he claimed was the comprehensive combination of doctrines in the entire Bible, in the light of the New Covenant scriptures, which he maintained to be the restored true Gospel. Heretic Steven Furtick - famous for being presented as Messiah at his Code Orange Revival. Of course, BIOLA is not known for Calvinism at all, but for me this was the first time I had been exposed to the wider-world of evangelicalism (of course, its not a very wide world at all, but when you grow up going to church at Calvary Chapels and attending a fundamentalist Baptist school theres a lot that gets left out). Dr. Steven Marsh in Laguna Woods, California. I wonder how many others in EMI would say the same. I glanced over it a bit, and while Im not familiar with most of the names on the Conference Pulpit, I saw a few that I know to be doctrinally solid, and none that jumped out as definite false teachers. I do not know anything about him and his doctrinal beliefs, however, remember seeing his name in that respect. Nonetheless certain scripture bothered me in that free will did not fit. Despite having no professional religious training, in 2003 Stephen was called by God to lead a church planting effort in the city as pastor of Living Word Fellowship. 2. By churchwatcher on December 1, 2015 ( 9 ) Insiders of Joseph Prince's prosperity cult, New Creation Church, are speaking out. Dedicated to advancing the dialogue between faith and reason, Catholic University seeks to discover and impart the truth through excellence in teaching and research. Yes, youre more than welcome to share it around. Stephen D. Armstrong (Steve) Stephen was born on November 15, 1929 and passed away on Friday, November 6, 2015. First Corinthians 36 Lessons. :0). Youre more than welcome. Id meet new people around campus and Id quickly dive into it: Hi, Im John; are you a Calvinist? But this isnt that. He is a wonderful bible expositor. Leroy R. Armstrong, Jr. . Stephen Armstrong. I read it with an open mind and felt like I was finally reading Romans 9 in a clear conscience. 7,417,439 journeys have been made to this site. I listen to quite a few of the men you have listed; I have added Jim Osman to my podcast list. Thank you! I am disheartened by what I found, but I am eternally grateful for your blog. | The Telegraph. Looking for a scripturely sound, non legalistic church seems nearly impossible at least up here in New Jersey. Thanks, Berna. Stephen Armstrong writes for the Guardian, the Sunday Times, GQ, Elle, Wallpaper and the New Statesman, as well as showing up on Radio 4 whenever they let him. Hope you dont mind, but I downloaded it onto my computer and want to share it sometime with others. By way of brief background, on May 20, 2021, Pastor Tim Armstrong sought the resignation of Pastor Mike Castelli. R.C. He cannot be considered a solid, biblical preacher. 4. Garrett's Commitment. Hes got you. Wednesday Service 7pm. Just discovering your siteI would highly recommend Dr. Carl Broggi of Community Bible Church of Beaufort, SC and online at http://www.searchthescriptures.org. (949) 214-3407 email@example.com Ashmon, Scott 949-214-3735 firstname.lastname@example.org Brighton, Mark (949) 214-3402 email@example.com Chittick, Cari (949) 214-3355 firstname.lastname@example.org Deen, Daniel (949) 214-3397 email@example.com Duport, Rebecca (949) 214-3621 . So blessed to have their ministry right down the road. Im sure if hes Peters Approved hes a fine pastor and exegete :0) Glad you found the articles helpful. I already know that book is trash, but it got me to thinking. The primary problem with Jesus Calling for men or women is that, as you said, it is false doctrine. Im much older so I loved seeing some of the older teachers in there. If you feel that God is leading you to possibly move your family to a more Calvinistic church, spend some time in prayer about that. Hi Dave- Although I recognize the names, Im not really familiar with either of them. Thanks for sharing, Liz :0). I have read and listened to all on your list and consider them to be sound teachers as well. Chris in NC, MLJ is definitely a good one. :0). We are also struggling a bit with predestination. books by pastor john hagee; ethical issues facing ethnographers include all of the following except; . The issue is actually a young male Christian who is using Jesus Calling as his daily devotion. Stephen Ministry affirms the tremendous value of the laity in doing the work of congregational care, writes pastoral theology professor Tonya Armstrong. But that conversation, a few other conversations with friends, Al Mohlers response to Hurricane Katrina, The Goodness of God and the Reality of Evil, my developing infatuation with John Piper sermons, these all started chipping away at my defenses. Its my pleasure to serve you in Christ :0), Many names I dont know yet! What are your thoughts on John Hagee and David Jeremiah, and Ed Young? A few years ago I spent a lot of time in Romans with Steven Armstrong (a Calvinist) and later with Kay Author and irresistible grace came alive. I love being introduced to bionically sound preachers/teacher. Read this article (2nd section) for further explanation. I felt like I had been putting limits on God and I was beginning to see how boundless he really is. I try to stress to my readers that they should never just take my, or anyone elses, word for it that someone is a false or trustworthy teacher, but that they need to compare everything to Scripture. Prosperity heretics preach the prosperity gospel that teach Jesus is rich; that He died to make people rich; that you must tithe in order to be "blessed to be a blessing". We are reading his books Agents of the Apocalypse and Agents of Babylon and a few others but now we dont really know how to feel about them- whether it is okay to read them or to totally ditch them. document.getElementById( "ak_js_1" ).setAttribute( "value", ( new Date() ).getTime() ); 2023 Highend ThemeCreated with in London, UK. I believe, unless Im mistaken, that MacArthur has said at one time that he is not a Calvinist. Name: Paul I. Armstrong Home church: Cornerstone Christian Church Pastor: Rev Robert (Bob) Paddock Denomination: Christian Church of Christ Licensed/Ordained:1987 Deacon, 1993 Elder - Free Methodist Church of N. America Statement of Faith/Theology: I strive to make Biblical theology practical and accessible. Includes some men with Calvinist leanings, Lol,is this a warning (you might want to check out my Statement of Faith tab at the top of this page) or a recommendation? Nicole is the Director of Spiritual Education here at Christ Church. Never give up. I avoid those with Calvinistic leanings. A baptism of the Holy Spirit separate from savlation that a Christian has to ask for and that is evidenced by speaking in tongues. He should be removed from the recommended list! Jakes. I agree with you, Michelle. He came to know the Lord in his early 30s, while serving as an Air Force officer. Thank you very much! 2. Stephen Armstrong. The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, The Virginia Baptist State Convention Pastor's Conference, Truett Seminary Preaching Conference, and the Stephen Olford Center for Biblical Preaching to name a few. I would definitely recommend Michael Horton of the White Horse Inn and Modern Reformation. Hi Mel- I would steer clear of all three. I was most moved recently by his series on Luke 9:23 (http://www.gibcjupiter.org/pages/sermons/detail/sermon/2540). West Valley Police Activity, Steven Waterhouse, Senior . Id encourage you to give any of the gents on this list a try. I really enjoy his writings.. I have listened to some of the preachers on your list, I was a little confused about Voddie, I liked his preaching, but then read he is a Calvinist.. dont they believe that certain people are chosen to follow God.. and the others are not chosen so they will never believe? Thank-you for your ministry, Michelle! "W. 204204 64 Comments 14 Shares Share He is the author of several books. John holds a PhD from the University of St Andrews, where he studied under Professor N. T. Wright. Sounds like a great guy! I know your journey well my friend. Going into my Sophomore year after having declared to be a Bible Major, however, I was very concerned to make sure that I had an open mind to the Bibles teaching. 2. I really appreciate your blog and am grateful to sister Kim for pointing me to you! What prompted my finding your site and researching it was a photo of Michelle Duggar with Patricia Shirer. I love all these brothers teachings on the Word. Not that all book/DVD studies are bad, just that we desperately need people to be trained in Gods word and how to study it, and that can be better accomplished by simply teaching through Scripture. Thanks again! Elijah was a biblical prophet and predecessor to the prophet Elisha. Hi Tricia- No, I would not recommend the Bible Recap. Manual of Insight. Purpose of a Group Bible Study. All comments are handled manually, and I do not publish comments which promote false doctrine. Il y a 2 secondes. Thanks, Bonnie. Rick Warren, on the other hand, would fall into the category of false teacher. I know its not part of the Bible or anything, but I thought it would be enormously helpful in guiding and broadening our view of Scripture. Hi Sarah- Im Michelle. Interview of Stephen Armstrong - Part 1 Verse By Verse Ministry International 14.8K subscribers Subscribe Share Save 9K views 9 years ago Watch the first part of an interview of Verse By Verse. Again a few of my favourites, but its great to have more names to check out. Friend of Phil Johnson, John MacArthur. Michelle, sorry if this is a bit off topic, but what is your opinion of men teaching devotions and such written by women? Weve seen so much go on amongst leadership & have had so much spiritual abuse we are burned out. This was my posture. https://cbfguam.org. I fully agree with you on these 10 men BUT, is there no place for John Piper? Also, my articles on false teachers at the Popular False Teachers & Unbiblical Trends tab (in the blue menu bar at the top of this page) serve as an example/template for researching teachers. Also, can you make a list of Christian podcasts that are good? Pastor Tim made this decision based on his belief that there existed under Pastor Mike's leadership a culture among the staff at the Green Campus that did not support Pastor Tim's overall vision for the church. Heres one about the theistic evolution: https://answersingenesis.org/creationism/old-earth/influential-pastors-and-theologians-on-the-days-of-creation-and-the-age-of-the-earth/. . Mrs. Berna Deene Saylor, that was beautiful, thank you so much. In other words, the things you have to believe to be a Christian, and the things you cant believe to be a Christian. Im not exactly sure what to do. Sproul, Sr. is #7 in this very article :0) Bridges and Horton are wonderful teachers, indeed. In 2001, Stephen received God's call to move to San Antonio, Texas, where he soon found opportunities to teach and preach verse-by-verse in churches throughout the area. I pray that we all listen to preachers with an open Bible, a Bible that is falling apart (cf Spurgeon). If the David Jeremiah books bother your conscience, then put them aside and maybe revisit them in a few years when you are more spiritually mature, and see what you think then. He is a new believer, so Im concerned that he focus on the right things to start off. Being raised in the same Calvary Chapels and fundamentalist Baptist schools you were, the discovery of this Reformed framework ended up providing more peace in my thought-life than I had ever experience before. Well, I have to give Armstrong's handlers credit for cleverly crafting the statements above. Pastor Stephen has spent most of his adult years in Los Angeles with his beautiful wife, Helen, and three adult children. I, too, have grown tremendously from the men on this list . Im not a big fan of classes doing book/DVD studies. I love hearing about how people who hold to Calvinism first came to change their mind. I did a ministry event out there once; that place is unlike any other. I also really enjoy David Martyn Lloyd-Jones. I felt like I needed to use this opportunity to learn from the Bible and not tell it what I think it can or cannot say. He is Dispensationalist as far as I know. A friend posted that same quote on their Facebook wall. https://homeschoolersanonymous.org/2014/12/01/6-things-you-should-know-about-voddie-baucham/. Thanks for asking! But even if all three of them were speaking at NRB, Im afraid youre misunderstanding whats taking place there. Wonderful teaching and speaking. Richard Stoll Armstrong is the Ralph B. and Helen S. Ashenfelter Professor Emeritus of Ministry and Evangelism at Princeton Theological Seminary in Princeton, New Jersey. Ive also heard Tim Keller. This resource may be helpful as you research him. . Please let me know what you think about this! NRB is a trade show with various ancillary events, not a conference. In brief, Jesus is spiritually present when the elements are taken in faith. Ultimately, this could lead to a woman holding the senior-pastor position, which would be a violation . Thanks for being bold with me all those years ago. Those Exceptional Edwards Women. There are resources there that will help you understand what to look for in a good church, or what your current church should be teaching. He is coauthor of Surviving and Thriving in Seminary (w/ H. D. Zacharias, Lexham, 2017), Good Arguments: Making Your Case in Writing and Public Speaking (w/ R. A. Holland, Baker Academic, 2017), and coeditor of Biblical Leadership: Theology for the Everyday Leader (w . When Pastor Stephen Armstrong passed away in January we had a very small ceremony. I heard if you through Doreen Virtues YouTube. Thank you so much in advance sister. If youd like to research them, this article may be of some help. Thank you for your insight and thank you for the list of sound women also. Where are you getting your information? Ed Young (Im assuming you mean junior, not senior) twists Scripture and acts about as undignified as Ive ever seen a grown man of his age act. Because nearly all of the best known female Bible teachers/authors/speakers on the store shelves are false teachers. Sproul and John MacArthur. ), is statistically more likely to receive false teaching than anyone who seeks out a male teacher. One of the final tipping points was when I was having a discussion with a Mormon and she said, Youre saying that you arent saved by your works, but isnt your accepting Heavenly Fathers gift of salvation a work? Umwell, I guess if we have any say in receiving salvation, then it would be a work that we do. Hes a continuationist. However, over the course of ministering to Mormons I found myself emphasizing Gods sovereignty more and more. After all, I had a degree in theology so I knew I had a reason for what I believed. Did a ton of interviews for #FaultLinesBook caught up with some old friends and made some new ones. Priscilla Shirer commented on the post We love you and your family Voddie! will try to listen. Love this list. I usually recommend Paul Washers (HeartCry Missions) church finder because it includes not only TMS, but some other great church finders as well :0). And the late Jerry Bridges work and books are wonderful. Voddies Instagram page. Despite having no professional religious training, in 2003 Stephen was called by God to lead a church planting effort in the city as pastor of Living Word Fellowship. All of the sudden my own sense of autonomy and freedom evaporated and I felt like all I could do was worship God for his undeserved, unwarranted, unnecessary, and unexpected grace. Thank you for clearing that up. I found the Instagram post (I did not scroll through all 400+ comments to find Priscillas comment, so Ill take your word for it on that). how many homes lost in almeda fire; cqc interview questions for nominated individual; envelope stuffing jobs from home near me; influence of media ownership on media content pdf; franklin county, ny departments; Andrew Armstrong is a Pastor at The First Church based in Nashua, New Hampshire. I have news for them. Stephen Mark Armstrong. By the way love your list, never heard of your website but i will be referring friends to read your articles, thank you! :0). Dr. Lawson has written a plethora of books, from commentaries to . I would also highly recommend the Theology Gals Facebook group (which mostly centers around Calvinist/Reformed theology, and where you can ask any questions you might have) and podcast. . JSM (Jimmy Swaggart Ministries) teaches several false doctrines, among them: Genuniely regenerated Christians can lose their salvation. I did not take the leap, however, until I started my Theology II class in the Fall of 2006. Also, what about R.C. 3. Click to receive a FREE copy! Hi! Stephen Armstrong is the senior pastor. As a brand new babe in Christ, I walked 2 bloicks to a church in my neighborhood. What is this pop calvinism and the certain breed of calvinists you speak of? This group study examines thought-provoking teaching of core biblical concepts in prophecy.The study features a 152-page workbook and 12 videos designed to prepare both individual students and small groups for a deeper understanding of eschatology. However, we also love David Jeremiah. Dedicated to advancing the dialogue between faith and reason, Catholic University seeks to discover and impart the truth through excellence in teaching and research. I met and spoke to Justin peters at a conference one time. I spent my Sundays listening to sermons online while cruising the internet everyday. I appreciate you taking the time to expound on those two terms. Just for clarity, I would not be bringing this to his attention. This multi-skilled theologian also offers speaking, consulting, and wedding . Andrew received a Master of Divinity degree from Andover Newton Theological School. Jack Graham, on the other hand, I would not recommend. But getting to this point of being open minded was a Yuge move. Curious what you think of Dr. John Barnett of Calvary In Michigan? According to the 2021 NRB schedule of events, Tony Evans spoke at a worship service at 8 p.m. Tuesday, June 22, but I dont see Voddies or Priscillas name listed any where on the schedule. I think that pretty much covers it :0). Hope this helps! Hi Michelle, In my opinion any list that does not include Chuck Missler is incomplete. Il y a 2 secondes. Im not familiar with this site or Dr. Broggi, but at a quick glance it seems to have a biblical statement of faith and nothing I saw raised a red flag right off the bat. Professor Clark is the Pastor of Discipleship Ministries at Emmanuel Faith Community Church in Escondido, CA. Stephen Ministry affirms the tremendous value of the laity in doing the work of congregational care, writes pastoral theology professor Tonya Armstrong. Regarding the lordship-salvation by works issue with MacArthur, I would respectfully ask Have you actually read The Gospel According to Jesus? He does not teach any kind of salvation by works, far from it, only that Jesus is, as the Bible teaches, our LORD and SAVIOUR, and we are called to repent and believe on Him., recognizing His Lordship, rather than believing, going on our merry way, and perhaps, making a later decision to make Him Lord of our lives As for him being a dispensationalist!!! Im currently listening to Jims podcasts through John; he brings the words to new lights; particularly those round the crucifixion. Galatians 7 Lessons. Also Justin Peters. I remember asking a Bible major friend at lunch during my first or second week on campus about his experience as a Bible major. Go to the Recommended Bible Teachers tab in the blue menu bar. I hve been confused about Kay Arthur and her appearing with people in line with Joyce Meyer and Beth Moore. I didnt make it and dont own it. Acts of the Apostles 34 Lessons. Praise the Lord. As a pastors wife, you have helped me so much, thank you. BBN is very armenian ..Love John MacArthur..R C is ok except he sees Israel and the Church as the same..U need to keep them separate..two different peoples..cant think of the word right now..also cannot go wrong with Calvin..became a calvinist 3 yrs ago reading a sermon by JM.. Id like to hear/read his remarks in context. DIRECTOR OF SPIRITUAL FORMATION I agree and I appreciate your note. Yes, it was hard to limit the list to 10! I would say that my passion for discussing faith and theology with Mormons was the biggest influence that led me to become a Bible major. So you were right LizFromOz. Steven was raised in . However, I will say this- ANYONE who seeks out a female teacher these days, at the Christian book store or even at the local church level (Sunday School teachers, Bible study leaders, etc. None of these things necessitate Calvinism by any means, but I started to realize that the more I talked to Mormons the more I was refining my own theology. The Reverend Dr. Stephen P. Bauman, Senior Minister .