Accountability: The Way to Touch God’s Anointed

April 26, 2019By ARCComparative Religions

By Clete Hux – If anything has been learned about the recent scandals of modern televangelists which could be summed up in one word, that one word would be accountability (or lack thereof). That word, more than any other, has surfaced and has been expressed by both the secular public and the body of Christ as … Read More

Easter Is Not Pagan

April 24, 2019By ARCComparative Religions

By Marcia Montenegro – The Word “Easter” The word ‘Easter” does not come from Ishtar or Astarte! This does not even make linguistic sense since words from those languages do not migrate into English. Quote==Because the English Anglo/Saxon language originally derived from the Germanic, there are many similarities between German and English. Many English writers … Read More

The Story of God with Morgan Freeman

February 25, 2019By ARCComparative Religions

By Rev. Clete Hux –  Most Christians have grown accustomed to seeing the media give questionable reports in documentary form of so-called historical accounts of the life of Jesus. Although, there has been a progression of such, this is nothing new. It has been going on for decades. Whether produced by Newsweek, USA Today, the … Read More

Against Heresies: Liberation Theology

November 8, 2018By ARCComparative Religions

By Clete Hux – With the presidential  candidacy  of Barack Obama, Liberation Theology has come to the forefront of public attention. This attention is mainly due to Obama’s outspoken pastor, Jeremiah Wright, of the Trinity United  Church  of  Christ  (UCOC) in Chicago, Illinois. The controversy caused by Wright raises questions that many people would like … Read More

How the Cults Misinterpret the Bible

November 7, 2018By ARCComparative Religions

by Thomas A. Howe – Interpreting the Bible, indeed interpreting anything at all, is a topic of critical importance in this Postmodern world. No one has the right, according to the current wisdom, to tell anyone else that he has misinterpreted something. Everyone’s interpretation is right . . . for him. No one’s interpretation can … Read More

Four Major World Religions

November 7, 2018By ARCComparative Religions

Judaism Worldwide Population: 14.1 million* Place and Date of Origin: Israel, 1440 B.C. Founder: Moses (?) Organization/Authority: Judaism has no official organizational structure. Jewish life centers around individual synagogues led by Rabbis who are teachers trained in the Jewish Scriptures and the Talmud. For orthodox Jews, the Torah (first five books of Moses) is the … Read More

What Must the Jehovah’s Witness Do To Be Saved?

October 24, 2018By ARCComparative Religions

By Keith Gibson – “What must I do to be saved?”  Surely, this is one of the most basic questions that must be answered by any religion.  Most Christians are aware that Jehovah’s Witnesses are laboring under a works-based system.  Most have heard of the Witnesses aversion to blood transfusions, celebrating of holidays and participating … Read More

Is the Pope Catholic?

Is the Pope Catholic?

June 6, 2018By ARCComparative Religions, Culture

By Dr. Peter Jones – You laugh! Like the question, Who wrote the Gospel of John? the question, Is the Pope Catholic? hardly seems to deserve a reply. Well, not until a few weeks ago. The historic catechism of the Catholic Church, (based on the Old and New Testament and on centuries of tradition) has … Read More

Arius Still Lives

March 21, 2018By ARCComparative Religions

By Clete Hux – It’s been said that the only difference between orthodoxy and heresy is emphasis. It has also been said that when heresy crawls in one generation, it walks in the next. The writer of Ecclesiastes knew this when he said, “There is nothing new under the sun” (1:96). Solomon’s words can remind … Read More

Are Christians “Little gods”?

March 21, 2018By ARCComparative Religions

By Clete Hux – Many Christians are appalled by the ‘health and wealth’ gospels known as ‘Word-Faith’ or ‘Positive Confession’. These teach that if one has enough faith, then, by their positively confessing health and wealth, it can be theirs. Of course, this puts all the burden of proof upon the shoulders of the individual … Read More

What’s Cookin’ in IHOP’s Kitchen?

March 19, 2018By ARCComparative Religions

By Rev. Keith Gibson – “Do you have any information on IHOP? What’s your impression of what’s going on there? My child just got involved in IHOP, should I be concerned?” The questions come in a number of forms but are basically seeking the same information. I receive multiple inquiries at ARC weekly concerning the … Read More