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Dispensationalist Pastor False Prophetic Screed Against Christian Nationalism

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YoMnT8XwF6I Brandon Holthaus is the pastor of Rock Harbor Church in Bakersfield, California, a very dispensational church. In a recent sermon, Brandon Holthaus attacked Eric Metaxes, taking aim at Christian Nationalism in a deceitful “prophetic update” he gave to his church. The church has about 33500 subs on YouTube. What is ironic is that Rock […]

Carol Swain’s Ignorance On Church History

Christian Post is on a tear publishing cringeworthy articles, and an article last week from former Vanderbilt University professor turned Conservative Inc. speaker Carol Swain defending bad theology with an even worse reading of church history is something to behold. The article titled “My ignorance of Jews and church history” is aptly named yet conveys […]

Is John Hagee A False Teacher?

Category 5 Verdict: John Hagee Is An Idolator Preface Part of how this Discernment ministry operates is taking in reader questions about prevalent teachers. Hagee was voted by our members to be the next subject of research. You can make a request here and see our answered verdicts here. Biography John Hagee is an American pastor, author, and televangelist known […]

Michael Brown vs. Palestinian Christians

On October 20th, a group of Palestinian Christians and Eastern Orthodox believers, both within Israel and Palestine, issued an open letter entitled, “An Open Letter from Palestinian Christians to Western Church Leaders and Theologians,” that while imperfect for reason which will be outlined, offered a stance critical against the actions of Israel and unsurprisingly, was derided […]

Israel vs Palestine: Confronting Biblical Error

https://youtu.be/lAb87Vf5fC4 It’s important to be theologically transparent, especially during coverage for which theological views on secondary and tertiary views are relevant. But there are times where abuse of text to advance a Scriptural agenda are both newsworthy and necessary to confront in practicing discernment. Jack Hibbs of Calvary Chapel Chino Hills did a short video […]

Does John MacArthur Believe In Loser Theology?

https://youtu.be/tMWUejIikaU The debate surrounding Christian Nationalism has many of John MacArthur’s followers against Christian Nationalism. This comes at a time when John MacArthur’s views on the civil government are not as clear, as he famously changed his position on Romans 13 and Hebrews 10:24-25 in late July 2020. However, the inconsistent teaching of John MacArthur […]

Is Tony Evans A False Teacher?

Category 4 Verdict: Tony Evans teaches a heresy we call Dispy-Pelagianism. Preface Part of how this Discernment ministry operates is taking in reader questions about prevalent teachers. Tony Evans held the lead for the most active requests at the start of this research. You can make a request here and see our answered verdicts here. Priscilla Shirer The daughter of […]

Steve Deace Dodges My Eschatology Question

https://youtu.be/kCxUeyaqpcI Steve Deace is certainly one of the best political commentators in America, in large part due to his show’s mission of mainstreaming a Christian worldview the way that Rush Limbaugh mainstreamed conservatism. In the popular Wednesday segment of But, Sell, or Hold/Lindsay, viewers submit propositions and they respond to them. I submitted this hot […]

David Jeremiah’s Erroneous Eschatology: Why Gog is not Russia

https://youtu.be/hAG1o3wbOrw Dispensational eschatology is the prevailing end times view in the United States. But it is more novel theology in Christian history. What many people may not realize is that their eschatology has more underlying impact in how people view missions and public theology (politics). When writing the reader requested verdict on David Jeremiah, his […]