Category Archives: false teaching

Beware false teacher Frederick Buechner

During college, I enjoyed reading Frederick Buechner devotionals—a church home fellowship group leader gave them to us as gifts. Buechner seemed so raw, so honest, so deep and insightful. But he is not to be trusted. Here’s a sample from … Continue reading

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Sins of ignorance

Many today who profess Christ deny that sin committed unintentionally or in ignorance—that is, not willfully–is sin. Such a man denies that what he would call failings, or shortcomings, or errors, are soul-dangerous sins that he must confess and repent … Continue reading

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Book review: For the Children’s Sake

This is a review of the book For the Children’s Sake by Susan Schaeffer Macaulay, originally written in 1984 and reprinted in 2009 by Crossway Books, Wheaton, Illinois. In this book Mrs. Macaulay presents in summary form the educational system … Continue reading

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The Shack: A god without wrath

(This is part 4 of a 4-part series. See also part 1, part 2, and part 3.) The god of The Shack preaches a different gospel: a gospel where there are only sheep and no goats; where all the soil … Continue reading

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The Shack: A god without expectations

(This is part 3 in a 4-part series. See also part 1, part 2, and part 4.) In The Shack, William Paul Young takes pains to present a god devoid of authority. We examined this in part 2. But what … Continue reading

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The Shack: A god without authority

(This is part 2 in a 4-part series. See also part 1, part 3, and part 4.) Many Christians have praised The Shack as helping them understand God better, but they need to be warned that the god of The … Continue reading

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The Shack: the premise

Let the simple be warned: the god you may draw closer to in The Shack is not the true and Living God. It is a false god, and William Paul Young is a false prophet. Do not be led away … Continue reading

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