Protestant/Other Christians

Love Jesus but Hate Religion; Catchy, but not True

January 30, 2012

Jesse Ray here: There is a trendy video floating around youtube that tries to drive a wedge between Jesus and Religion. It is stroking the consciences of the weak minded as it attracts increasing millions of views and “likes”. If you have not seen it yet, don’t bother. It is catchy and artistically attractive, but [...]

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Church’s Name: Sad or Humorous?

November 22, 2011

I was driving down the road the other day and had to turn around and get a picture of this sign (click on the picture for a larger image). I had to chuckle when i thought how silly such denominationalism is — and the series of infighting and splits that must have brought this name [...]

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38,000 Protestant Denominations

November 20, 2011

Prominent Protestant Church historian Mark Noll has written a helpful introduction to Protestantism entitled Protestantism, A Very Short Introduction in a series of books published by Oxford University Press in London England. I have posted similar facts in the past, based on the two-volume World Christian Encyclopedia. The same facts are available from other resources [...]

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Ships & Rafts: My Explanation of Catholics & Protestants

October 29, 2011

Click here to hear my short explanation. Click here to read a brief version.

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Founding Father James Adams Visits a Catholic Church

October 6, 2011

John Adams (1735-1826) was a Founding Father of the United States. He was raised in an austere Protestant movement called the Puritans who left England to flee liturgical Christianity and to find religious freedom. He was raised as a Congregationalist and later turned to Unitarianism. He was elected President of the United States in 1796. [...]

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Question about Divisions in the Church: Response from my Journey Home Interview

October 4, 2011

I received a LOT of response from my appearance on EWTN’s The Journey Home with Marcus Grodi. One letter arrived with this comment, which is followed by my response. QUESTION FOR STEVE: 1 Corinthians 1:1:10-17 demonstrates that there was division among the churches and the the four groups were all acceptable. Additionally, the Roman Catholic [...]

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Is Pedophelia Worse in Protestant Churches? What does the research show?

September 11, 2011

From my friend Lenny Alt: ROGER ASKED A GOOD QUESTION: If the Catholic Church was the real church why do they permit priests and bishops to molest children? LENNY ASKS AN EVEN BETTER QUESTION:  If the Protestant churches were the real form of Christianity, why do they permit Protestant ministers and deacons to molest children [...]

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Answering Seventh Day Adventists

September 7, 2011

I found this great little summary of errors of Seventh Day Adventism. This sect of Christianity claims that Christians should not worship on Sunday, which is the “sign of the beast’, but that we should all worship on Saturday, the Jewish Sabbath. This article summarizes their beliefs, errors, thoughts on Catholics and how to respond. [...]

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Funny Joke about Denominations

August 3, 2011

This is an old joke by Emo Philips, once ranked as the funniest religious joke of all time: Once I saw this guy on a bridge about to jump. I said, “Don’t do it!” He said, “Nobody loves me.” I said, “God loves you. Do you believe in God?” He said, “Yes.” I said, “Are [...]

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Do We Really Have a Pope? Some Say “NO”

June 15, 2011

There are several groups of schismatic Catholics who are called Sedvacanist. The word means “empty chair.” They think they are more Catholic than the Pope. They claim that Vatican II was illegitimate, there is no pope in Peter’s Chair and the new Mass is invalid. Such nonsense needs to be refuted since too many fall [...]

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Detroit Archbishop Warns against Dissidents’ Group

June 7, 2011

Archbishop Vigneron has warned the faithful in Detroit (and others also) against attending the liturgy that will accompany the American Catholic Council June 11-12. They are a amalgamated group of malcontents, heretics, dissenters, feminists and hippie-left-overs from the 60′s and 70′s. They want to re-create the Church in their distorted image. For more info read [...]

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Sola Scriptura and the Canon of Scripture

May 27, 2011

Sola Scriptura and the Canon When non-Catholics are asked to provide biblical support or their belief that the Bible Alone is the sole rule of faith for the believer, they usually cite 2 Timothy 3:16-17 which states that “all scripture is God-breathed and is useful”. However, they somehow miss the fact that the two verses [...]

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Jesus Will Return May 21, 2011 … Rats! And I Had Plans!

May 20, 2011

Reposted from a month ago – since it will all happen this Saturday!! At least I will be in Jerusalem and see it first hand when he descends to the Mount of Olives! Nut cases never seem to learn from history, or from the Bible for that matter. Jesus said no one knows the day [...]

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More Devout – Protestant Europe vs. Catholic Europe?

April 25, 2011

Here is a video I made today in the rain. I am ever impressed with Rome and her 910 churches. Europe has serious problems, but there is a bright light still shining. Enjoy this 3 minute video and be proud! UPDATE TUESDAY: Maybe the full chapel was an anomaly yesterday. We went back for Mass [...]

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Bill Boards, and mailers, and websites, oh my!!

April 13, 2011

Posted by Jesse Ray: I put on my emergency flashers when I saw it on I-275. I had to pull over for a quick picture because I had never before seen a church advertise like it was a casino. Northridge+Easter=”Winning!” Next, a similar looking mailer came in the mail saying, “Easter comes once a year…<yawn>” [...]

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Evangelicals with Statues?

March 9, 2011

Today I took off running through a commercial area behind the hotel. I discovered a nice jogging trail through the woods so I swung onto the trail and headed through the trees. Soon I came into the open to see a beautiful lake. A sign caught my eye. It had an arrow pointing to “Baptismal [...]

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