Between Heaven and Earth: Instant Messages from the Culture Conflict

This week there is no grand thesis, just some random stories that caught my attention. . . Hindus calling for Comparative Religion Classes in High School Johnny may not be able to read or write but he should be able to tell  Krishna from Christ. At least that is what some Hindus are claiming. US Hindu leader Rajan Zed says that we should start teaching our highschoolers comparative religions in light of a recent poll that … Continue reading

The Dilemma Called CRI

Some of our readers may recall that The Local Church of Witness Lee had filed suit against Harvest House Publishers, John Ankerberg and John Weldon for their inclusion in the Encyclopedia of Cults and New Religions. To the surprise of most missions for cults and New Religions movements and discernment ministries, CRI had come out positively for the Local Church and against Harvest House Publishers, John Ankerberg and John Weldon. Near the end of the … Continue reading

What was CRI Thinking?

For one in leadership in the Church being accountable is crucial. James writes, “Let not many of you become teachers, my brethren, knowing that as such we will incur a stricter judgment.” (James 3:1) More visible positions of leadership carries greater responsibility due to the influence one has over those that look to them for leadership and direction. That is a main reason why the filing of Amicus Curiae with the Texas Supreme Court by CRI on behalf of The Local Church of Witness Lee is so grievous.

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