“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 spiritualism?”……In the last few decades, there has been an increasing fascination with communing with the dead. The hit television shows Ghost Hunters, Beyond, and Crossing Over provide good examples. Through the stories told by the participants on these and other shows, the world is regaled with tales of contact with the spiritual world, […]

“What is the Southern Baptist Convention and what do Southern Baptists believe?”……Answer: The Southern Baptist Convention (SBC) is an association comprised of over 16 million members in over 42,000 churches in the United States. Individual church membership is typically a matter of accepting Jesus Christ as personal Savior and submitting to believer’s baptism by immersion. […]

“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 […]