Why 3 John is the Best Book in the Bible

Nate PickowiczChristianity, Series: Best Book in the Bible1 Comment

here exists a misconception that love and truthfulness cannot coexist. If one is being painfully honest, love is absent; when one loves others, there is a tendency to bear with others and gloss over bigger issues. However, the essence of love is honesty. In fact, a lack of truth is evidence of a lack of love. The apostle Paul exhorts the church to “speak the truth in love” (Eph. 4:15), as the two must work together as close friends. In John’s third letter, he continues to maintain his fervent love for the church, all the while, calling out a savage threat which threatens to undermine authority, destroy unity, and extinguish genuine love within the body. For those who seek to … Read More

[Fire Away! Podcast] Episode 018 – #the15 and Spewing Venom at Discerning Brethren

Landon ChapmanPodcast Episodes0 Comments

Show Notes Summary On today’s show Landon discusses the new movement known as #the15; where it began, why it began, who it began with.  Then, he’ll discuss why he aligns himself with #the15.  The second part of the program will focus on the vitriol and hate being hurled at Christians practicing even the slightest hint of Biblical discernment and how it is not only extremely hypocritical, but highly unloving and damning. (Click “Read More” for detailed show notes.)

Christians Attack Their Own In the Name of Love: The Plight of Practicing Biblical Discernment

Landon ChapmanChristianity31 Comments

1 Timothy 6:3-4 [ESV] “If anyone teaches a different doctrine and does not agree with the sound words of our Lord Jesus Christ and the teaching that accords with godliness, he is puffed up with conceit and understands nothing.” am divisive.   In fact, according to some, I’m divisive and unloving.  Ouch. So who are these folks that sling insults my way; sometimes to my face, sometimes not so much?  If you’ve followed this blog or podcast for any amount of time it would be natural to assume maybe an angry atheist, disenchanted Roman Catholic, hacked-off Mormon, or offended homosexual would be the party launching these fiery audible projectiles my way.  As you have likely deduced, that would be incorrect. Sadly, the bulk … Read More