The American Gospel films are now available to watch as individual chapters, which are ideal for small group study. We encourage you to also watch the extended roundtable discussions which provide answers to common objections, as well as biblical context for scriptures used to support gospel distortions.
Moralistic preaching is preaching the commands of scripture and nothing else. When you assume that people understand the gospel, or you believe that Christians don't need to be reminded of the gospel, you're left with a "be like" or "be good" message which leads to pride or despair. Only the gosp...
The Word of Faith movement (the prosperity gospel) appeals to man's natural sinful desires by promising health, wealth, and happiness to those who come to Christ. This message of "Jesus +" is attractive, but it leaves a person unprepared for the suffering that the true gospel promises.
One of the central distortions of the Word of Faith movement is the deification of man, and demotion of Christ. Man becomes a "little god" and Christ becomes a mere man with the Holy Spirit, who emptied Himself of divinity, or divine nature.