Lies Pop Culture Tells Us - Pastor Brad Hill

March 2019
I started what will be a short series on spiritual warfare in the last Pacesetter. In it, I stated that Satan was a liar and the father of lies. What lies does he tell us? How does he communicate these lies? I came across these 7 lies that American pop culture tells us…what is the spiritual origin of these lies? 1.) Santa Claus Theology (If I am good, God will bless my life.) 2.) Steve Jobs Theology (If I work hard, I can do anything.) 3.) Oprah Theology (God wants me to be happy.) 4.) Gated Neighborhood Theology (God wants me to be [ Read More ]

Mortal Combat - Pastor Brad Hill

January 2019
Generally speaking, the Western evangelical church acknowledges that Satan exists, but rarely recognizes him when he shows up; after all, Paul says he masquerades as an angel of light (2 Cor. 11:14). The Bible calls Satan by many different names. Each name has a slightly different meaning. The many names for Satan give a fuller picture of who Satan is and what he does. There are more names for Satan in the Bible than for anyone else except Jesus Christ: "Abaddon, Accuser, Adversary, Angel of light, Angel of the bottomless pit, Anointed covering cherub, Antichrist, Apollyon, Beast, Beelzebub, Belial, Deceiver, [ Read More ]