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There are probably many more Christians sitting in congregations listening to unsound preaching each sunday than will ever be reached by the Alpha course. I pray that more Christians from every denomination will run courses such as this surrounded by prayer and soaked in biblical teaching leading souls to Christ — Hallelujah.
Jack Wellman June 22, at 2: As a pastor, I preach expositionally, without notes, straight from the Bible.
This tends to lesson the probability of error and you are right, there are many Christians who are listening to unsound preaching, no doubt. Andy Ansell June 25, at 1: We must not be deceived by its world-wide acceptance, and its claim that it has seen countless people turn to Jesus.
One of the main people behind this deception, is Nicky Gumble. How very wrong indeed!!! With this unbiblical nonsense by Gumble, who is deceived by the enemy, how can anyone accept anything that comes from him or his church? Jack Wellman June 25, at 2: Your main point is perhaps the most relevant reason for staying away from this course.
There is no other way to the Father and thus to eternal life except by Jesus Christ Acts 4: This sounds much like universalism and Jesus speaks of only one way and He is that One Way…so, thank you for pointing out one of the most glaring errors of this course and which makes it even more dangerous.
This is not only totally useless unless there is regeneration from within and a full acknowledgement of the sinfulness of humans and our need to repent but it gives a person a false sense of security that they are saved when they really might not be at all.
Thank you so much sir for contributing an outstanding objection to this course. Andy Ansell June 25, at 4: What a demonic heresy! Jack Wellman June 25, at 4: This is deeply troubling. What would he say to Acts 4: The dangers of universalism continues to spread its deadly tentacles sir.
Thank you for this wake up call. This course I am more and more convinced is doing far more harm than any good it purports to do.
Peter Hooper June 30, at Their advertising is based around getting people to think about the big questions of life. They do that in an inclusive manner designed to attract people who, in the main, are not Christians.
I am using it in the sense of those persons who have consciously accepted Jesus as their Lord and Saviour, some signs of which would include — amongst many others -regular prayer, repentance, bible study, church fellowship etc.
Alpha, from my understanding, wants people to ask — and debate — the big questions. Alpha then gently puts forward answers from a Christian perspective without being offensive and pushy. Each week introduces a little more Christianity is included as the course continues to get people thinking more deeply about a creator God, and its implications, with the aim of introducing people to worshiping communities where they will hopefully!
Our Lord Jesus did not demand that his disciples knew it all before he called them.Traffas’s point of view assumes that the Catholic Church (because she’s writing as a Catholic for Catholics) in this country is healthy, and has a lot to bring to the public square.
Allan Cronshaw was a recent speaker at The Conference For Consciousness And Human Evolution in London (see SPEAKERS) Allan is an acknowledged Scholar, . Atheists often lose public debates with theists, especially when going up against heavyweights like William Lane Craig..
I don’t know of an atheist losing a debate to someone who denies evolution. “History is a set of lies agreed upon.” ― Napoléon Bonaparte Warning to friends of Ravi Zacharias: If there is any truth in the alleged suicide threat, please, please, please get him help.
This subject of suffering is neither abstract nor trivial to me, but it is very, very personal, and it really first became personal to me around 15 years ago. Logical Problem of Evil. The existence of evil and suffering in our world seems to pose a serious challenge to belief in the existence of a perfect initiativeblog.com God were all-knowing, it seems that God would know about all of the horrible things that happen in our world.