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Ekerk’s Stephan Joubert on How To Peel a Banana

Ekerk's Stephan Joubert on How To Peel a Banana
Ekerk's Stephan Joubert

Can anyone please tell me how to peel a banana?

In one of his recent articles on his blog Ekerk Stephan Joubert wrote the following little gem of  wisdom .Piesang skil

See English translation below: »  PLEASE CONTINUE READING HERE » 

Mary Queen of Heaven and The Dutch Reformed Church Apostasy

Rev. Attie Nel - Mary Queen of Heaven and The Dutch Reformed Church Apostasy

Rev. Attie Nel

Mary Queen of Heaven and The Dutch Reformed Church’s [Accelerated] Downward Spiral into Apostasy

Someone recently asked me “How is it possible that anyone who once proclaimed a steadfast faith in Jesus Christ can apostatize from the truth and begin to follow another Jesus and even Mary Queen of Heaven, and yet still believe that they are following the real Jesus?”

In hindsight I knew my answer was rather flimsy at the time and I felt like kicking my own rear-end for not having provided a better reason for our postmodern malady of chronic apostasy.

I must admit I felt much better when I realized that when Paul grappled with the phenomenon of apostasy he could only express his astonishment at the serious and very dangerous defection from sound biblical doctrine in the church at Galatia without giving any sound reasons.

The most amazing thing about their apostasy was that it happened so quickly. It accelerated at an alarming rate since Paul’s last missionary journey to Galatia and very soon after the false teachers began to infiltrate the church with their menacing heresies.

» PLEASE CONTINUE READING HERE »

Leonard Sweet: Changing The Emergent Leopard’s Spots

Stephan Joubert & Leonard Sweet

Leonard Sweet and Stephan Joubert’s Emerging spots

The Bible is the most amazing, most awesome and most wonderful book ever written. No other book foretells and describes future events so accurately than the Bible. It even foretells how Stephan Joubert of ekerk and echurch fame will not be able to change his spots despite his emphatic denial that he and Leonard Sweet no longer bear the spots of the Emergent Church critters.

Jeremiah 13:23 Amplified Bible (AMP)

Can the Ethiopian change his skin or the leopard his spots? Then also can you do good who are accustomed and taught [even trained] to do evil.

Who could have guessed that not only the Bible but also a kiddy’s story written by Rudyard Kipling would relate to perfection how Stephan Joubert and Leonard Sweet never changed their spots – despite them having told us that they had discarded the Emergent Leopard’s spots – and have since learned to blend in with the usual run-of-the-mill critiques of the Emergent Church. » PLEASE CONTINUE READING HERE »

The Church Stephan Joubert is Building

The Church Stephan Joubert is Building

Stephan JoubertThe Church Stephan Joubert is Building

What kind of church is Stephan Joubert building? The more I read Stephan Joubert’s articles on his sites (ekerk and echurch) the more evident it becomes that he has no confidence in the One who said,

And I say also unto thee, That thou art Peter, and upon this rock I will build my church; and the gates of hell shall not prevail against it. (Matthew 16:18).Church Stephan Joubert

No one in his right mind can miss the meaning of his words “I will.” It simply means that “He will” and
not “you will” or “they will” or “we will.” All the other “wills” besides His “I will” usually make a huge mess of things.

Think of it: The One who created everything and still upholds all things by the word of his power (Hebrews 1:1-3), is the very same One who said “I will build my church.”

Note carefully, He did not say “I will build . . .” the Dutch Reformed Church, the Reformed Church,  the Roman Catholic Church, the Church of the Latter Day Saints, the Lutheran Church, the Anglican Church, the Apostolic Faith Mission Church, the Pentecostal and Charismatic Churches, the Emerging Church or any of the other 33 000 so-called Christian churches in existence today. » PLEASE CONTINUE READING HERE »

Mogale 4 Christ (2014)

Mogale for ChristMOGALE 4 CHRIST – WHOSE CHRIST?

One of the most magnanimous episodes in the the life of Jesus Christ – when He still roamed the earth just prior to his ascension – was when He gave his disciples the following marching orders:-Click to enlarge

“We all recognize a rich person when we see one. These individuals seem to possess qualities that the rest of us desperately lack yet yearn to attain. But the possibility to becoming wealthy is a skill and not a gift allocated to a select few, nor is financial independence achieved by some form of magic or luck.

Do you want your life to include an abundance of riches with the prospect of continuous wealth creation? Do you often dream of living a more fruitful and financially rewarding life? Do you aspire or wish to achieve your full potential in all areas of life? Are you prepared to challenge current limitations to become debt free, cultivate financial intelligence and become money-wise? Then, teach all people: » PLEASE CONTINUE READING HERE »

The New Way

The New Way

The New Way of doing Church

In this New World we live in, there is a New Biblical World view in which Christians are poked and prodded into doing a New Way of church.

New Way

See articles:

The Third Way vs The Only Way

The Third Way vs The Only Way

Third way vs only way

The Third Way vs The Only Way

Dr. Guillaume Smit, an ordained minister of the Dutch Reformed Church, has a post on his blog, now named Theology, Mission and Ministry, from Scot McKnight’s website:  Third Way Preaching and Education.

McKnight is an emergent favorite and visited South Africa earlier this year.   McKnight:

“We are pursuing on this blog a set of posts on the church’s educational ministry and how a Third Way approach to preaching can reshape and revitalize preaching’s impact.”

He recommends a book on educational theory.   His advice is that pastors develop a comprehensive set of outcomes, measurable behaviors:

Outcomes begin at the broadest level:

Love God, love others, live in the Spirit.

Then second level outcomes include concrete manifestations of those bigger outcomes: » PLEASE CONTINUE READING HERE »

Cobus van Wyngaard – How unique was Jesus suffering?

Cobus van Wyngaard - How unique was Jesus suffering?

my contemplations cobus

Cobus van Wyngaard – How unique was Jesus suffering?

An article by a Theology student at TUKS (Cobus van Wyngaard – My contemplations blog).  This is what the University of Pretoria produces.  One needs to ask, are the students cheating on their exams or are the professors teaching this blasphemy?  I opt for the latter.

Cobus totally fails or deliberately does not want to realise that Jesus Christ took on the sin of all mankind upon Himself and God turned away from Him for a short time when he was on the cross.  This act alone was more painful than anything anyone experienced in the history of this world, no one else died for the sins of mankind Cobus, no one!

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How unique was the suffering of Jesus?

by Cobus van Wyngaard

I don’t know when this question struck me the first time, but attending an Alpha course again tonight it struck me again: How unique was the suffering of Jesus really? » PLEASE CONTINUE READING HERE »