On today’s Contending for the Word show, Dave considers the influence of Joel Osteen, examples of his false teaching, what the Ligonier State of Theology and Barna’s worldview study show us about the state of the church, and how Christians should respond to teachers like Joel Osteen, and they can do about them.

What You’ll Hear on This Episode

  • The influence of Joel Osteen through podcasting and social media.
  • Examples of Joel Osteen’s false teaching.
  • What the Ligonier Statement of Theology and Barna’s worldview studies show us about the current state of the Church.
  • Why salvation is exclusive and restricted only to those who repent and believe in Christ.
  • Why the fruits of the Spirit are greater than being nice.
  • The dangers of the prosperity gospel.
  • The meaning and purpose of biblical meditation for the Christian.
  • How Christians should respond to preachers like Joel Osteen and what we can do about them.

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