Book Review: The Coming Apostasy

The Coming Apostasy: Exposing the Sabotage of Christianity from Within by Mark Hitchcock and Jeff Kinley Every once in a while, something comes along that stops you in your tracks—all surrounding noise fades to a quiet stillness; the sardined space in your mind quickly expands to include long-forgotten memories; and you are immediately transported to that […]

Mark 13:28-37 (Focus: “Take heed, watch & pray!”)

This week, we concluded our verse-by-verse study of Mark 13. We rehashed the dangers of trying to figure out exactly when Jesus is coming back to the neglect of sharing the gospel of HOPE with others while, at the same time, acknowledging the fact that we have been commanded (multiple times by Jesus Himself) to “Keep watch!” Towards […]

Mark 13:1-8 (Focus: Do Not Be Deceived)

With this lesson, we begin an in-depth study of the “apocalyptic” verses in Mark 13. After the shocking comments Jesus made about the Temple, Peter, James, John, and Andrew approach Him privately to gather more information. Since Jesus’ clear warnings about the pending destruction of Jerusalem were heeded, the early church was saved. What’s remarkable is how the warnings about deception […]