“What is the SimpleChurch movement? Is it biblical?”……Answer: The "SimpleChurch" movement is basically a move to make the modern day church experience as close to the early churches of the New Testament as possible. Adherents to the SimpleChurch movement would say that early believers met in people's homes and their worship had very little structure, […]

“What are Sabellianism, Modalism, and Monarchianism?”……Answer: One of the most hotly debated theological issues in the early Christian church was the doctrine of the Trinity. How do God the Father, God the Son, and God the Holy Spirit relate to one another? How can there only be one God, but three Persons? All of the […]

“What is Socinianism?”……Answer: Socinianism is an unorthodox form of non-trinitarianism that was developed around the same time as the Protestant Reformation (1517-1648) by Italian humanist Lelio Sozzini and later promulgated by his cousin, Fausto Sozzini. In modern times Socinianism has been referred to as psilanthropism, the view that Jesus was merely human (from the Greek […]

“What is soaking prayer?”……Since the 1990s there has been an increased focus on mysticism within various segments of Christianity. Bordering on the esoteric, these mystical experiences broaden the division between a “factual faith” and a “felt faith,” and threaten to replace sound biblical teaching with emotion-driven response. Soaking prayer is one such mystical activity. It […]

“Are the teachings of Witness Lee and the Local Church biblical?”……Please note – many have approached us and expressed disappointment that we tend to agree with CRI’s assessment of the Local Church movement. There are many people, some of them formally involved in the Local Church, who are absolutely convinced that the Local Church is […]

Seventh-Day Adventism History An itinerant Baptist preacher, by the name of William Miller (1782-1849) would be credited for the birth of the SDA movement. Miller believed that Christ would return on 21 March 1843. So sure was he in this belief, that his motivation drove him to start a revival, which swept across N. America, […]

“Is the New Perspective on Paul biblical?”……Answer: Anytime a "new perspective" on some biblical doctrine arises, red flags should go off warning Christians of possible danger. In many cases such "new" ideas, teachings, or perspectives are not new at all. Rather, they are the same old lie from the Garden of Eden when Satan first […]