APOSTASY; APOSTATE (a-pos’-ta-si), (a-pos’-tat) (the apostasia, “a standing away from”): i.e. a falling away, a withdrawal, a defection. In the Greek original, to express abandonment of the faith. International Standard Bible Encyclop
Shane Philpott is a pastor, speaker, and author who pioneered Christian Fellowship Church in Mason City, Iowa in 1993. He also travels as an itinerate preacher, bringing encouragement to churches and conferences throughout the nation with the purpose of strengthening both leaders and believers. Shane considers it an honor to be the friend of pastors and ministers throughout America, and his highest priority is the edification of Christians.