Sorcery: What’s old is new

Sorcery in the Church? Sadly, yes.  Today we’re exploring the roots of the great falling away Jesus spoke of, and how sorcery has exploded within the visible church from about the 1980s. 2 Tim 3:13 warns that “evil people and impostors will go on from bad...

Ecumenicism and the Alpha Course

Here is an update on the Alpha Course, a program that was started by Nicky Gumbel at the Anglican church in London. This church was the center of the holy laughter movement in England and Europe, and has been known for services that include being “slain in the spirit”...

A look at ALPHA

As we’ve looked into some of the movements impacting Christianity, we’ve had to ask ourselves, “What should our approach be on this one?” Clearly, we are to examine everything we hear and read, testing the spirits as God has asked us to do, and...

What is the ALPHA Course?

If you’ve noticed lately, there has been a huge surge in two trends:  1.) More churches are offering something called ALPHA course programs, and 2.) the Christian “Blogosphere” is exploding with new stories about its dangers. What is the Alpha...