False Doctrine Archive

Is being “slain in the spirit” consistent with a biblical worldview?

Today thousands of people are routinely being “slain in the spirit” in the name of a fashionable and palpable demonstration of Holy Ghost power. Practitioners claim ample validation for this phenomenon in Scripture, church history, and experience. However, the phenomenon not only is conspicuous by its absence in the ministry of Jesus and the apostles […]

What is Scientology?

The Church of Scientology was founded in the 1950s by science-fiction author Lafayette Ronald (L. Ron) Hubbard. Although the church claims to be compatible with Christianity, the two belief structures––one rooted in science fiction, the other in soteriological fact––are contradictory and cannot be harmonized. First, Scientology teaches that humans are immortal thetans trapped in a […]

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