Archive | July 2015

Nine Reasons Discerning Women Are Leaving Your Church

Michelle Lesley

9 disc women leave

Earlier this week, Thom Rainer, president and CEO of LifeWay, pubished a blog article entitled “Six Reasons Why Women May Be Leaving Your Church.” Although I am not particularly a fan of Dr. Rainer (due to his allowing heretical materials to be sold at LifeWay), I thought this article was a good one, and I agreed with several of the issues he raised, especially, that these issues need to be addressed by church leadership.

As a ministry wife and someone in the field of women’s ministry myself, I, too, have noticed women leaving the church. Not just women in general, but a certain subset of church-attending ladies: discerning women. While Scripture is pretty clear that we can expect women (and men) who are false converts to eventually fall away from the gathering of believers, why are godly, genuinely regenerated women who love Christ, His word, and His…

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The darkest headlines I have read in years.

Joel C. Rosenberg's Blog

"The Satanic Temple is set to unveil its...monument in Detroit." (AP/CBS Detroit) “The Satanic Temple is set to unveil its…monument in Detroit.” (AP/CBS Detroit)

Earlier this week, I flew back to the U.S. from Israel for several speaking engagements.

In the coming days, I will continue to write about the crumbling U.S.-Israel alliance, the Iran nuclear alliance, the horrific advance of the Islamic State across Syria and Iraq, and what happens to America, Israel and the nations of the Middle East according to Bible prophecy.

But I need to draw your attention to some of the most troubling headlines I have seen in years. The news in the Middle East is dark and getting darker, to be sure. But the headlines here in America are getting very dark as well — mass shootings around the nation (see here and here); Planned Parenthood executives caught discussing how best to sell hearts, lungs and brains from aborted babies; and now the unveiling of a sculpture of Satan in Detroit…

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The darkest headlines I have read in years.

Joel C. Rosenberg's Blog

"The Satanic Temple is set to unveil its...monument in Detroit." (AP/CBS Detroit) “The Satanic Temple is set to unveil its…monument in Detroit.” (AP/CBS Detroit)

Earlier this week, I flew back to the U.S. from Israel for several speaking engagements.

In the coming days, I will continue to write about the crumbling U.S.-Israel alliance, the Iran nuclear alliance, the horrific advance of the Islamic State across Syria and Iraq, and what happens to America, Israel and the nations of the Middle East according to Bible prophecy.

But I need to draw your attention to some of the most troubling headlines I have seen in years. The news in the Middle East is dark and getting darker, to be sure. But the headlines here in America are getting very dark as well — mass shootings around the nation (see here and here); Planned Parenthood executives caught discussing how best to sell hearts, lungs and brains from aborted babies; and now the unveiling of a sculpture of Satan in Detroit…

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