members, click to sign in..

4,681 active users!!Bandwidth
TUESDAY
MAY 5, 2015
Home
NewsSITE
Events & Blogs
New Audio & Video
BroadcastersNew Stuff!
Local Church Finder
Live Webcasts
Sermons by Bible
Sermons by Topic
Sermons by Speaker
Sermons by Date
Staff Picks
CommentsALL -1 hrs
Top Sermons
VideosPDFs
Daily Log
PhotosNew Stuff!
Stores
Online Bible
Hymnal
Daily Reading
About | $1 Signup!
Submit Sermon
Members Only

Breaking News Home | Religion | Society | Tech | Choice | SA NewsRSS
FRONT PAGE  |  5/5/2015
WEDNESDAY, MAR 12, 2014  |  8 comments
Sweden's Pentecostal Megapastor Converts to Catholicism

The founder of a 3,300-member megachurch in one of Sweden's largest cities announced yesterday [Sunday, March 9] his decision to leave his charismatic congregation and join the Roman Catholic Church.

Ulf Ekman, who introduced Sweden to the prosperity-emphasizing Word of Faith movement when he founded Word of Life Ministries and Word of Life Church, had stepped down from the pastorate at the Uppsala church last spring.

"I have come to realize that the movement I for the last 30 years have represented, despite successes and much good that has occurred on various mission fields, is part of the ongoing Protestant fragmentation of Christendom," Ekman wrote in an op-ed for Swedish newspaper Daegens Nyheter. ...


CLICK HERE to Read Entire Article
www.christianitytoday.com

   05/05/15  |  “Terror” Gunman Killed In Texas Shooting Taught Kids About... • 2 comments
   05/05/15  |  Principal Fired for Praying at Fellowship of Christian Athletes... • 6 comments
   05/04/15  |  Pope tells elderly and sick he, too, is old and ailing • 5 comments
   05/04/15  |  Feminist Media Hail Satanists for Deeming Abortion a ‘Religious... • 4 comments
   05/04/15  |  Korean Christians Want 'Unification Through Gospel,' 'Willing to... • 3 comments
MORE RELATED ( RELIGION ) NEWS | MORE..
   05/05/15  |  “Terror” Gunman Killed In Texas Shooting Taught Kids About... • 2 comments
   05/05/15  |  'No room' for gays in Kenya, says deputy president • 25 comments
   05/05/15  |  Nepal's Tiny Christian Minority Responds to Nation's Devastating... • 2 comments
   05/02/15  |  Princeton ethicist: it's 'reasonable' to kill disabled newborn... • 7 comments
   05/01/15  |  Supreme Court Gay Marriage Ruling Could Create Religious Liberty... • 2 comments
OTHER CHOICE NEWS | MORE..
   05/05/15  |  Pamela Geller: 'There is a war on free speech' • 10 comments
   05/05/15  |  “Terror” Gunman Killed In Texas Shooting Taught Kids About... • 2 comments
   05/05/15  |  'No room' for gays in Kenya, says deputy president • 25 comments
   05/05/15  |  Principal Fired for Praying at Fellowship of Christian Athletes... • 6 comments
   05/05/15  |  Nepal's Tiny Christian Minority Responds to Nation's Devastating... • 2 comments
OTHER RECENT NEWS | MORE..
COMMENTS | show all | add new  
    Sorting Order:  
· Page 1 ·  Found: 8 user comment(s)
News Item3/14/14 9:30 PM
R. K. Borill | Baton Rouge, Louisiana  Protected NameFind all comments by R. K. Borill
Dr. John Robbins has a great essay that shows events such as this being right in line with Revelation 13 prophecy:

Evangelicalism, The Charismatic Movement, and the Race Back To Rome. (1986)
www.trinityfoundation.org

8

News Item3/13/14 3:12 PM
Jim Lincoln | Nebraska  Find all comments by Jim Lincoln
Hopping out of one fire to another one. A Look at the Pentecostal/Charismatic Movement--Is It Biblical? and Should Roman Catholicism really be classified as a Christian religion? -- No.. One might hope he and his former congregation would find Christianity one day, God willing.
7

News Item3/12/14 9:18 PM
Joshi-chan  Find all comments by Joshi-chan
Prosperity and word of faith? Mega church? Yep, it's a dead church.
6

News Item3/12/14 11:57 AM
GSTexas  Find all comments by GSTexas
John Y, I agree not all Pentecostal churches are dead churches, but considering this one is a charismatic mega church, Im quite certain it is dead.
5

News Item3/12/14 10:23 AM
Thornside  Find all comments by Thornside
Going from one false religious house to another is no big deal. Pentecostal charismatic religious pandemonium, babble and heresies such as salvation by works is not a huge step away from the papal antichrist and his confused and gullible religious ideologies. So it is no great loss to any serious Biblical Christian church that this guy crosses over to the popish idolatries.
4

News Item3/12/14 7:23 AM
Christopher000 | Rhode Island  Find all comments by Christopher000
"In joining the Catholic church, Ekman, founder of Scandinavia's largest Bible school, said he plans to pursue unity among Christian movements and denominations."

Well, it's amazing to me that a man who knows so much about the Word of God, really knows so little, if that makes sense. I'm always dumbfounded when those with the knowledge turn away from clear bible doctrines, precepts, and theology; taking up arms against God while believing they had some sort of an epiphany which has set them apart from the rest in knowledge and holiness.
The man, who must know better after all these years, has joined the ecumenical; siding with a pope who declared that we all worship the same God but just have different ways of doing it, different ways of getting to Heaven.

3

News Item3/12/14 4:15 AM
John Yurich USA | USA  Find all comments by John Yurich USA
GSTexas wrote:
From one dead church to another
I pray that one day, God peradventure will give him repentance unto the acknowledging of the truth (2 Timothy 2:25), and leave dead religion for a saving faith in our Lord Jesus Christ.
Pentecostal Churches are not dead churches. I have a Nephew and Niece In-Law who reside in Tulare, California and they are Pentecostals and their church First Church of God of Tulare, California is a Bible believing church that preaches the biblical doctrine of salvation.
2

News Item3/12/14 3:13 AM
GSTexas  Find all comments by GSTexas
From one dead church to another

I pray that one day, God peradventure will give him repentance unto the acknowledging of the truth (2 Timothy 2:25), and leave dead religion for a saving faith in our Lord Jesus Christ.

1
There are a total of 8 user comments displayed | add new comment |Subscribe to these comments
Last PostTotal
Principal Fired for Praying at Fellowship of Christian...
wayfairer pilgrim from lubbock,tx: "wrongful termination lawsuit will come to this..."
-1 hrs 
'No room' for gays in Kenya, says deputy president
ms: "s c, because of the widespread apathy towards taking a firm stand on many of..."
-1 hrs 25 
Pope Calls On Bishops To Revive Christian Faith
redeemed from word of god: " jim lincoln by the way was the hamilton spectator..."
-1 hrs 412 


Scott T. Brown
Singleness

Family Conference 2014
Conference
Mount Zion Bible Church
Play! | MP3 | RSS



Ron Lewis
Who is the Old Self?

A Call to be Different
Faith Bible Church
Play! | MP3

Kevin Swanson
Trading Faith for Feminism

Jimmy Carter Loses His Religio
Generations Radio
Play! | MP3

Sponsor:
Paul Washer: "Most Useful Bible Study

See what Paul Washer calls the most useful Bible study tool in hist­ory. Click here!
www.puritandownloads.com/pa..

Sponsor:
ePray Right from Here
believerconnect.com/prayer/..

SPONSOR | 1,000+

SPONSOR




                   
Death is only a grim porter to let us into a stately palace. ... Richard Sibbes

City: Las Vegas, NV
Gospel of John
Cities | Local | Personal
MOBILE
iPhone + iPad New!
Church App
Android New!
Church App
Kindle + Nook New!
Chromecast TV
ROKU TV
BlackBerry
Windows Mobile
Apple Watch New!
Pebble Smartwatch
Kindle Reader


HELP
Knowledgebase
Broadcasters
Listeners
Q&A
Uploading Sermons
Uploading Videos
Webcasting
Tips & Tricks
YouTube Screencasts

FOLLOW
Weekly Newsletter
Staff Picks Feed
Site Notices New!
RSS | Twitter | Facebook
SERVICES | ALL
Local Church Finder | Info
MP3 Play & Download
Mobile Apps
Podcasting
Video Support
Live Webcasting
Transcription Service
Business Cards
SOLO | MINI Sites
Domain Redirect
Favorites
QR Codes
24x7 Radio Stream

INTEGRATION
Sermon Browser
HTML Codes
WordPress
Twitter
Facebook
Logos | e-Sword New!
JSON API New!

BATCH
Transfer Agent
Protected Podcasts
Upload via Email
Auto-Upload Sermons
Auto-Blog Import
Picasa | FTP | Dropbox
ABOUT US
SermonAudio.com is the largest library of audio sermons from conservative churches and ministries worldwide. All broadcasters must adhere to the Articles of Faith.

Our Services | Testimonials
Broadcast With Us!
Support Us
Advertising | Local Ads
CONTACT
info@sermonaudio.com
Copyright © 2015 SermonAudio.com.