19 April 2013

Shai Linne Responds to Paula White Ministries

Christian rapper Shai Linne's recently released album, Lyrical Theology, Pt. 1: Theology, has drawn the attention of many, and not just for its catchy beats. While each track appears to be filled with theologically rich lyrics, it was Linne’s bold willingness to “name names" in the song "Fal$e Teacher$" that led to many headlines. Calling out twelve prominent preachers, each known for his or her aberrant teaching, Linne was not afraid to denounce the erroneous and dangerous doctrines of these men and women. As previously reported, the ministry of at least one of those ‘false teachers,’ Paula White, responded to Shai Linne’s claims.

Though he currently is traveling on Clear Sight Music’s Black Out Circuit Tour, Shai Linne took the time to graciously address the open letter that was addressed to him and was penned by Paula White's son, Bradley Knight. In his response, Linne looks biblically at three of the false teachings that permeate the ministry and preaching of Paula White. Concluding his letter, Linne writes:
This is getting long, so I’ll bring it to a close. I know you love your mother, Brad. I love mine as well. I made Fal$e Teacher$ because there are many other sons out there whose mothers have had their lives greatly damaged by the false teachings of Paula White and the others mentioned in the song. I would love to hear that Paula White has repented and renounced the many false things that she has taught. I am praying to that end. But until she does that, I must soberly maintain that the Biblical category of “False Teacher” does, in fact, apply her. And those who follow her must be warned.
This response of Shai Linne to Paula White Ministries is a letter not to be missed. Christians can learn and grow from the gracious and godly example that Linne has modeled in these few paragraphs. Read Linne's response here.

Further Reading
Paula White Ministries Responds to Rapper's Claim That Paula White Is a 'False Teacher'
Merchandising 'The Bible'
Joel Osteen and a Tale of Two Hoaxes

3 comments:

  1. Thanks for sharing! Look who from this list of false teachers was arrested this week.

    http://sandrarose.com/2013/04/prophetess-juanita-bynum-arrested/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+Sandrarosecom+(sandrarose.com)

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  2. I have some real problem with John MacArthur view on Christian liberty. He takes the usual American evangelicalism on 1 Corinthians 8 and Roams :14 that that easily to unbiblical legalism. That is the scruple of the weaker bother is elevated as moral command for the entire church. This a is what Dr. R.C. Sproul calls the tyranny of the weaker bother “ . The last two questions of Mr. MacArthur seem to come across to me a fudging towards legalisism
    RC Sproul gives a much better and balanced approach in is lecture tyranny of the weaker bother given at the Peace, Purity, and Unity in the Church: 2010 Pastors Conference . We are to have all respect in the face of a weaker brother to respect his or hers scruples in respect to those gray areas (ideas of Adiaphora); we not to impugn them or flaunt and Christian liberty in their face but at the same time the weaker bother cannot make their scruples a moral command for the whole church.
    To example I have as I carry an Hello Kitty backpack, on miss informed bother misquoted Deuteronomy 22:5 to say I cannot not carry it in public because I may hypothetically offend a weaker brother. In that case I would hide it from that person presences but free to wear it at other times. The other time was a weaker sister in Christ and an art met I go to, know some who are homosexual and show affection, I ducted she was quite weak in her faith and did not bring up the met or encourage her to go.

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  3. I find all of this funny, I personally believe this is just another publicity boast for the artist..
    #Q1, do you feel auctioned by the spirit of God to write all of this?
    #Q2, is this what christianity is about, on that day before God are you going to say, "ow yeah I snitched on all those whom I thought were false teachers?

    Listen, my point is, unless directed by God let us try by all means to avoid accusing ministers of being ingenuine, I believe that is the last thing the body of Christ needs and it can also lead to terrible disciplines because anyway that in a way would be a form of rejecting God, if you do not understand one man's way before anything pray about it and also inquire from that individual why they do things the way they them.. I have read the whole open letter response and quite frankly I was not convinced my Mr Linne's argument.. It seems too opinionated, and when quoting a scripture it sometimes done without considering types and shadows and laws taught in theology classes for better understand of the bible reading.

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