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The Wall Is Broken Down: Homosexuality and the Church

By Ab Abercrombie | June 21, 2013 | 3 Comments

The Church of the Lord Jesus Christ is in crisis and the enemy is gaining force. The biblical foundation of our faith has been ruptured by a secular assault, the likes of which, we have not seen. And while victory is assured and even the “gates of Hades” will not overpower Christ’s Church (Matt 16:18); … Read More

A Bitter Heart: The Newest Psychiatric Disorder

By Ab Abercrombie | June 12, 2013 | 2 Comments

The American Psychiatric Association (APA) has once again provided explanation and relief for the ailing psyche. In the newest edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (Volume V) the APA has introduced a new psychiatric diagnosis sure to bring justification and absolution to everyone who feels he/she has been unfairly wronged: Post-traumatic Embitterment Disorder … Read More

“It’s Not My Job…”

By Ab Abercrombie | May 13, 2013 | 1 Comment

Dr. Ab Abercrombie In the Book of Ephesians, the apostle Paul wrote about the importance of sanctification and maturity in the Christian life: As a result, we are no longer to be children, tossed here and there by waves and carried about by every wind of doctrine, by the trickery of men, by craftiness in … Read More

The Homosexual Gospel: According to Rob Bell

By Ab Abercrombie | May 6, 2013 | 1 Comment

Dr. Ab Abercrombie I think Rob Bell has been eating some bad fruit. As a self-proclaimed spokesman for God and the Christian faith, Bell bears evidence of poor nutrition that has defiled his heart and mind. As Christians we all must be discerning of where we acquire our spiritual food. When God created the Garden … Read More

Whatever Became of Sin?

By Ab Abercrombie | April 25, 2013 | 5 Comments

Dr. Ab Abercrombie In 1973, the world-renowned psychiatrist Karl Menninger wrote a book entitled: Whatever Became of Sin? In his book the doctor projected the day would come when sin would no longer be an element of the human vernacular. He speculated that the explanation of sin and wrongdoing would be replaced by rationalizations excusing … Read More

Evil Strikes A Blow: God’s Answer For Boston

By Ab Abercrombie | April 17, 2013 | 3 Comments

Dr. Ab Abercrombie This week evil asserted itself on the streets of Boston. Some individual, group, organization, or political force executed and maimed numerous innocent people and struck fear into the hearts of a city and threatened the security of a nation. Parents, spouses, family members, friends, and America are left with questions that are … Read More

Suicide In The Church Part II: Why Do We Believe What We Believe…

By Ab Abercrombie | April 12, 2013 | 3 Comments

Dr. Ab Abercrombie My first article on suicide in the Church entitled, “A Biblical Response To Mental Illness and Suicide In The Church: What Should We Conclude…” garnered a lot of attention and I am grateful for your response and comments. To say that this is a controversial issue is a great understatement, as readers … Read More

A Biblical Response to Mental Illness and Suicide: What Should We Conclude…

By Ab Abercrombie | April 9, 2013 | 38 Comments

Dr. Ab Abercrombie Practically everyone in the Christian community has been affected by the suicide of Rick Warren’s son Matthew. The Body grieves with this influential pastor and his family as they face the unfathomable process of coping with this unimaginable loss. Matthew’s death has also prompted the Church to examine our views on mental … Read More

Biblical Sleight of Hand: The Homosexual Lie

By Ab Abercrombie | March 28, 2013 | 0 Comments

Dr. Ab Abercrombie  A powerful political voice has developed within the ranks of an extremely small minority of citizens.  The homosexuals, bisexuals, and transgendered persons have proven to be a force to be reckoned with.  Representing perhaps one to two percent of the population, this group of vocal and determined advocates have found great influence … Read More

Growing Families: Two Kinds of Seed

By Ab Abercrombie | March 21, 2013 | 1 Comment

Dr. Ab Abercrombie Parenting is a challenge.  In fact, it might be one of the most demanding aspects of the Christian life because the potential ramifications are so great.  And, when we consider the condition of our world and the deterioration of our culture, the task is even more daunting.  If we look at the research … Read More