Monthly Archives: February 2014

Clergy on Fire! – John Boruff

What models or examples are there in the Christian corpus of clergymen or pastors who were on fire for God, preached holiness and righteousness hard-core with passion and zeal, and were evangelistically driven? Even as street preachers? Very few that … Continue reading

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Witchcraft in Today’s Media – Rebekah Boruff

Originally posted on Facebook: July 30, 2011 Lately, I’ve been musing about a topic that really drives me crazy. It pertains to movies, television shows, radio ads, internet advertisements, books, as well as all forms of media not mentioned here … Continue reading

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Contemplative Prayer: A Refined Bibliography for Charismatic Christians – John Boruff

Bickle, Mike. Contemplative Prayer: The Journey into Fullness. 4 CD set. Kansas City, MO: International House of Prayer Missions Base, 2001. Dubay, Thomas. Fire Within. San Francisco, CA: Ignatius Press, 1989. Chapter 5. Bases everything on the mystical theology of … Continue reading

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Beware of Hannah Whitall Smith’s “The Christian’s Secret of a Happy Life” – John Boruff

You may have seen in Christian bookstores Hannah Whitall Smith’s The Christian’s Secret of a Happy Life. I read it once; the book teaches “let go and let God”:–don’t strive against sin, just receive the Holy Spirit’s moral perfection, and … Continue reading

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Spirit-Baptism and Spiritual Gifts: A Brief – John Boruff

Hey S—, I’m always on a theological journey; but I’m more or less fixed as a Wesleyan-Arminian when it comes to soteriology. I reject Wesley’s doctrine of Christian perfection as cleansing from original sin, but I have recently come to … Continue reading

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Protestant Charismatic Theology: A New Historical Bibliography – John Boruff

At this point in my relationship with God, my favorite charismatic theologians are Drs. Wayne Grudem and Sam Storms; its possible Max Turner and Doug Banister will be included soon. My reasons: (1) Reformed theology. (2) Charismatic gifts. (3) Biblical, … Continue reading

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An Updated Short Sketch of Prophetic History – John Boruff

The following is a list of bona fide Christian prophets, and groups associated with them, who embraced charismatic gifts down through the history of the church. d. 356 – St. Antony / The Desert Fathers d. 460 – St. Patrick … Continue reading

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