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How to Treat Non-Christians, pt 2

This Acquire the Fire video is from the tour sometime between 1996-1998. Strangely, Teen Mania seems to be promoting a very harsh way of dealing with our non-Christian friends. The video skit in question starts…


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How to Treat Non-Christians, pt. 1

How should we treat our non-Christian friends? Should we advocate violence against anyone that offers us drugs or alcohol? Should we show our zeal for God by punching our friends in the face because they…


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Teen Mania’s Many Lies

Teen Mania has told so many lies about ESOAL and the physical health and safey of interns, I thought it was worth summarizing. These lies are even more egregious because they come from a ministry…


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The Theology of ESOAL

The Honor Academy believes ESOAL will help interns reach the death and burial of their flesh, followed by a resurrection. They call this experience BAR. In this talk from the last year, Dave explains the…


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Exempt from Scripture?

I’m not really sure why the Honor Academy thinks it is exempt from so many New Testament teachings. Accept one another, then, just as Christ accepted you, in order to bring praise to God. Romans…


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Dumb Quote of the Day #2

Today, you get 2 quotes for the price of 1! “Pain is temporary while growth is permanent.” Pain is temporary – except when you ignore the temporary pain and it becomes a life-long injury! “Pain…


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Dumb Quote of the Day #1

Today’s dumb quote comes from Dave Hasz’s “Aura of a Statesman” teaching: I always think its very interesting when I see people come to church wearing shorts, wearing jeans, and tennishoes – because I think…


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Putting Things In Context

When asked pointed questions (like during the conference call) Teen Mania leadership often obscures the truth with doubletalk. Instead of admitting what they’ve said and done – they often say the exact opposite of what…


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Conference Call: Beating Your Body

Over the next few weeks, we’ll be talking about different aspects of the conference call. Today, let’s look at the “popular” HA teaching – Beat your body and make it your slave. MY QUESTION: @…


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Heretical Actions

This thought is only partially developed, and its a little rough around the edges. Stick with me and maybe you can help me fully flesh it out in the comments. Firstly, actions speak louder than…