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Evangelical Feminism A New Path To Liberalism?
Life Before Death A restored Regenerated and Renewed Life
he Ways of the Alongsider Growing Disciples Life2Life
Letter to the Editor: The "Mentoring-Leadership"
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We need a firm foundation to weather the storm of false ideas
by Sandy Simpson

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Matthew 22:29 Jesus answered and said unto them, Ye do err, not knowing the scriptures, nor the power of God. (KJV)
Matthew 7:24 "Therefore everyone who hears these words of Mine and acts on them, may be compared to a wise man who built his house on the rock.
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Moriel Ministries  
Moriel is an international multi-faceted ministry of Jewish and non-Jewish regenerate believers one in Jesus the Messiah.

Moriel is committed to the evangelization beginning with The Jews but also of people of other faiths including Islam, Hinduism, Buddhism,  and theologically deviant expressions of Christendom including Roman Catholicism (which we view as aberrational much as we deem Talmudic Judaism to be likewise largely unscriptural). To this end Moriel plants churches, and operates missions especially among impoverished children in the Third World. While mainly rejecting the later midrashic writings of the rabbis, Moriel is also a teaching ministry seeking to exegetically interpret scripture with the Judeo-Christian hermeneutic of the apostolic  church including the midrashic exegesis used by Jesus and Paul (midrash is a term found multiple times in the Tenak or Old Testament).

Lastly, Moriel is active in the area of discernment withstanding the popular apostasy in the contemporary church that The Word of God warns would precede the return of Jesus. We remain firmly aligned to the conviction that contemporary events in The Middle East , Europe, and in the church make the present time in history different from other eras when people thought it was the last days. We affirm the belief that Jesus is coming again and prophecy of His return is radically being fulfilled increasingly.

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Volume 53, Issue 1 
Dear Friends,

We are finally moved to our new location in North Carolina.  Unfortunately our container with my products, computers, etc. has not arrived and will likely be hung up till the end of February or longer due to the dock strikes on the West Coast.  Because of that I cannot fulfill any orders for physical materials till our container comes.  Till then I highly suggest that if you want a book, DVD or CD you can choose the download option from the order page.  I am sorry for this delay but there is nothing I can do about it.  The ACT pages will resume being updated sporadically and the newsletters will continue to go out, Lord willing.  Bear with me.  We also need your prayers and support!


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By Wayne Grudem Think On These Things
Reviewed by Gary Gilley

Evangelical Feminism is a valuable source. It is well-documented, readable and biblically sound. In understanding and defending the role of women as found in Scripture, this book serves as an excellent guide.

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Life Before Death A restored Regenerated and Renewed Life
By Ian Leitch Think On These Things
Reviewed by Gary Gilley  

Leitch has been heavily influenced by the Keswick Higher Life Movement (pp. XXI, 34, 118, 129). While most of the book is straight, clear biblical teaching on conversion and spiritual growth, Keswick theology shows up on occasion in out of balanced statements such as, "For years I was told that I had to live for Jesus. That's wrong: He rose from the dead to live for me!" (p. 34)...and those who do not let Christ live His life through them are carnal Christians (pp. 118-123). The Higher Life teachings of "Let Go and Let God" do not hold up in a balanced study of Scripture. However, this is a small part of Leitch's book and unless the reader is aware of the discussion it would go unnoticed. Leitch also leans on the discarded psychological theory of the four basic temperaments (see p. 90) which no one today, secular or Christian, accepts. More importantly, the four temperaments are not found in Scripture.

With these issues aside, overall Life Before Death is a helpful little volume on Christian living. 

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The Ways of the Alongsider Growing Disciples Life2Life
By Bill Mowry Think On These Things
Reviewed by Gary Gilley

The Ways of the Alongsider is a curious mix of solid discipleship methods, for which the Navigators have long been known, laced with a spiritual formation emphasis, for which Navigators are increasingly being known. For this reason I would recommend the book to those with the discernment to separate the two.

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at Lighthouse Trails, 2/21/15 LT Publishing  

What captured my attention was not the movement!  It was the "mentoring-leadership" shown at high seminary levels of the eventual blending of Catholicism (the late Dr. Chuck Colson spoke at one of D.T.S.'s graduations), temporary "Christian" music, and charismatic leaders into the mix of evangelism, counseling, and music fields including dozens of nationally known evangelicals.  It was not surprising, therefore, to see the very rapid acceptance of marginal Christianity in the leadership of Hybels, Warren, Bright, and now emergent leaders such as Rob Bell, Brian McLaren, and the more extreme theological departures of such leadership. My heart is very saddened with the compromise of the late Howard Hendricks (at one time one of my four favorite teachers at seminary).  I had written to him but was given mild rebuke for being critical of the PK movement.  I filed it away but now see the "rubbed shoulder" philosophy affecting virtually every former evangelical leader including Dr. Erwin Lutzer and others. The purpose of this e-mail is to encourage someone there to put together a booklet that synthesizes these trends into one gradual, but obvious, move into apostate Christianity.

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We now have a number of our DVD videos available for instant download via PayLoadz. To see which ones we have available you will find the following symbol next that item on the main pages of the ACT site as well as on the item order page. The DVD videos available with this feature are in MP4 format, playable on your computer or personal device as long as you have a program on it that can play back MP4s. Due to storage restrictions the instant download version of the DVD videos we have available in MP4 format are of slightly less resolution as the DVD version.  However with this option you save shipping and handling and delivery time.  The videos are $10. each and PayLoadz will send you to PayPal for payment. Just go to the page of the item you wish to download and if you see the logo above it will have a "Add To Cart" button where you can download the video immediately.  So now you have a choice.  I also now have downloadable MP3s available for the same MP4 videos at $3. each.



Bible Studies in Discernment

 Bible Studies in Discernment - Book 


Idolatry In Their Hearts 

Idolatry In Their Hearts - Book 


Lessons In Forgiveness 

Lessons In Forgiveness - Book 


Finish The Race 

Finish The Race! - Book 


New Apostolic Reformation Book 

The New Apostolic Reformation - Book 


Letters To The Church 

Letters To The Church - Book 


Discernent Toolkit 

Discernment Toolkit - Book 



 Karma (by any other name) 





Replacement Theology On Steroids! 



Those Who Do Not Lead Christians To Maturity 






Night Marchers and UFOs on the Big Island  


  IPM DVD Series  


Updated! The First Nations Movement - 4 DVD Series    


Sola Scriptura  


"Christians" Who Try To Poke Holes In Sola Scriptura?   





The Question Of Dominion 




 Shepherd Or Hireling? 


  Testing Music In The Church DVD Set



  Resources For Pastors  



  Blasphemizing The Bible    

 "Blasphemizing" The Bible  


A Tale Of Two Kingdoms  


Signs Of Apostasy In The Churches In The End Times 1Signs Of Apostasy In The Churches In The Ends Times 2 


Signs Of The Apostasy In The Churches In The End Times 

2 DVD Series 


ED DVD Series 

From Church To Emerging Church - 2 DVD Series  


A Whole Lot Of Wishful Thinking These Days! - Part 1  

A Whole Lot Of Wishful Thinking - 2-DVD Set  


The Responsibilities Of A Good Shepherd 

The Responsibility of a Good Shepherd - CD  


Christian Bookstores 

What's Up With Christian Bookstores? - DVD  


ElijahList Part 1 

The ElijahList - 2 DVD Series  


The Extreme Prophetic 

The Extreme Prophetic - DVD  


NAR DVD Series 


The New Apostolic Reformation - 6 DVD Series  


EC Tools 

Emerging Church DVD 


Emerging Church Tools + The Emerging Church - CD & DVD  


Toolkit DVD Series 


Discernment Toolkit - 3 DVD Series 


Spirit of Truth or Spirit of Error? 


Spirit of Truth or Spirit of Error - Benny Hinn - DVD  


Living Water 2003 


Living Water 2003 Conference - 3 DVD Set  


Discernment Conference 2001 


Discernment 2001 Conference - 6 DVD Set  


Bible Studies in Discernment 


Bible Studies in Discernment - CD  


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Sandy Simpson
Apologetics Coordination Team
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