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Former drummer for Gary Lewis and The Playboys and The Coasters. Tim has also played with Paul Baloche, Lincoln Brewster, Darlene Zscech and Hillsongs, Jeff Fenholt, SteveCamp among others. Tim founded The Simply Agape Project in 2001 to get free Christian music to the troops. Recordings have been made with Tim, and friends Alex Acuna, Abe Laboriel SR, Justo Almario,Steve Camp , Jared Ming and some wonderful Independant Christian artists.The Somebody Brave CD also features words of encouragment to the soldiers from Pastors, Moms, Dads, and Lt Col Brian Birdwell a Pentegon 9/11 survivor Tim is married to Donna Wirth and has four children Alan 25,Steven 23, Brittany 22, Bethany 21. Tim has played in numerous churchs as well as shows on TBN. Tim has also performed on JCTV on the show Generation Worship featuring worship leader Jared Ming. Tim has a book published worldwide titled "Pass The Plate And Let Us Prey" (My Search For Black and White Christianity in a Gray Nation)

Thursday, December 08, 2005

You shall know them by their fruits


Its not very popular sometimes to be a watchman in discernment ministry because they have to deal with a lot of negative issues within the church.
False preaching, the Emergent movement, PDL, seeker sensitive when dealing with these issues you sometimes get heat from the followers of these movements.
Even in my debates with Warrens ex unofficial spokemans Richard Abanes and others its tossed around-"Well you don't know Rick" , "don't criticize a Christian brother", etc... and the rhetoric goes on.
Number one -No I have never met Rick Warren.
But how do I really know Warren or any others that I draw attention to here?
Matt 7:15-16 states "Beware of false prophets, who come to you in sheeps clothing, but inwardly they are ravenous wolves. You will know them by their fruits."
And again in verse 20 "Therefore by their fruits you shall know them."

2 Peter 2:18 "For when they speak great swelling words of emptiness, they allure through the lusts of the flesh, through lewdness, the ones who have actually escaped from those who live in error."
In Jude 4 in states "For certain men have crept in unaware"
2Peter 2:1 "But there were also false prophets among the people, even as there will be false teachers among you

So yes even though you may have never met a person you can be sure that you will KNOW them by their fruit. And fruit does not mean monetary success or a following or huge book sales.
There are many successful people who have huge followings that do not follow the Lord Jesus.
Instead Rick Warren and others choose to follow people like Peter Drucker and his teachings.
You will know them by their fruits.

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