8/15/15 “Theology In Four Words” – Pastor Shane Idleman

August 15th, 2015 | Posted by admin in Video - (Comments Off on 8/15/15 “Theology In Four Words” – Pastor Shane Idleman)

8-15-15 “Theology In Four Words” – Pastor Shane Idleman
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8-15-15 “Theology In Four Words” – Pastor Shane Idleman

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3/5/2011 “The Deception of Compromise”, Pastor Shane Idleman

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Without Unction, Preaching Has Little Effect On The Hearer

January 22nd, 2011 | Posted by admin in Articles - (Comments Off on Without Unction, Preaching Has Little Effect On The Hearer)

Over the next few weeks, Shane is revisiting articles that drew the most feedback in 2010. Here is number four…

Many today argue that we can’t preach with authority because we need to have a flexible approach to all aspects of theology. By “flexible” they mean accommodating all beliefs, but truth is not “flexible” when it comes to absolutes; it’s solid and unyielding—an anchor. Truth liberates. Truth rebuilds. Truth restores. Truth heals. Truth transforms. Truth prevails…you don’t change truth; truth changes you!
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We’ve Drifted From Being Confrontational To Popular

October 16th, 2010 | Posted by admin in Articles - (Comments Off on We’ve Drifted From Being Confrontational To Popular)

Back to the topic of preaching: Many argue that we can’t preach with authority because we need to have a flexible approach to all aspects of theology. By “flexible” they mean accommodating all beliefs, but truth is not “flexible” when it comes to absolutes; it’s solid and unyielding—an anchor. Truth liberates. Truth rebuilds. Truth restores. Truth heals. Truth transforms. Truth prevails…you don’t change truth; truth changes you.

During The Yale Lectures on Preaching (1891) by James Stalker, Stalker rightly noted Martin Luther’s list of qualifications for being a minister. Two of the top ten were: 1) “He should be sure of what he means to say.” 2) “And be ready to stake body and soul, goods and reputation, on its truth.” Luther, Calvin, Swingli, Knox, and many more, flamed the fires of the Reformation with godly confrontation.

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