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Evangelical Outreach is a webshite run by Dan Corner, an ex-Catholic and evangelical[1] with beliefs that put David J. Stewart to shame,[2][note 1] and he is very, very proud of it.[4][5] Like a sore thumb, he isn't very popular, but readers and detractors pop up in the least-expected of places.[6][7][8] His main goal seems to be letting us all know almost every single other Fundie on the internet is a False teacher, despite the charge being levied against him.[9][10][11][12]

More sensible and clear thinking believers tend to not touch him with a ten-foot pole, which tends to really bother him.[13] He's been around since about 2000,[14] a true staple of the fundie wars,[15] and his mark can be found everywhere he slanders.[16]

Eternal security[edit]

Corner's biggest obsession, to the point of dogmatic absolutism, is on the doctrine of eternal security,Wikipedia also known as "once saved, always saved" (Romans 8:39). Corner doesn't just disagree with the doctrine, he has such an extreme, and borderline unhealthy obsession with trying to prove it wrong; his views, in contrast, can be summed up as "Can you lose your salvation? Yes you can!"[17] He's very dyed-in-the-wool on this[18] which can make other believers who try to talk to him very frustrated.[19]

This topic, which is usually compared and contrasted with the counterpoint doctrine of conditional security,Wikipedia is certainly one that has been widely contentious in religious theology throughout the history of Christianity.[20][21] What's unusual about Corner is his all-encompassing obsession on the subject and his dogmatic fervency, where eternal security somehow causes every sin on the planet. According to Corner, all ministers who teach eternal security are "very dangerous people", "vastly more dangerous than quack medical doctors or even serial murderers", and are teaching a "doctrine of demons" that are "adversely affecting SOULS".[22][23]

According to Corner and some of his contributors, the eternal security doctrine will lead to the following sinful horrors:

  • Mockery of God and laziness.[24]
  • Promotion of suicide.[25]
  • Promotion of a "license to immorality".[26]
  • Allowance of the "sexually immoral in heaven" (because eternal security is a "doctrine of demons").[27]
  • Promotion of "sinful lifestyles", especially the horrors of "lustful adultery"[28]
  • Promotion of the extremely sinful activities of… drinking a little bit of alcohol (Which the Bible condones in moderation) and watching "occult" movies like Lord of the Rings.Wikipedia[29]
  • Drinking (I guess Luke 7 doesn't exist)[30][31]

Those who teach the doctrine of eternal security may experience their own range of sinful horrors as well. Such as allegedly being endorsed by shock rock star (and real life devout Christian)[32] Alice Cooper.Wikipedia[33]

In 2010, Corner even wrote a short "new mp3 song" about the subject, entitled "Eternal Security, The Big Fat Lie", complete with a lyric sheet that commits the horrible sin (for graphic designers, that is) of using Comic Sans.[34]

One evangelical minister who debated with Corner reported that Corner's fear of losing his salvation is so great, he goes through a list of possible sins every night that he might have committed to see if he needs to confess anything, lest he die during his sleep and go to Hell forever.[35] Let's hope he didn't forget anything from yesterday or even years ago.

Things he doesn't like[edit]

Curiously, for someone who excessively worries about committing sin, Corner has no problem engaging in the sin of wrath.Wikipedia In his articles, Corner's top debate tactic is ad hominem attacks, usually with a singular focus on demonizing his opponent as a heretic. Corner's attacks are filled with hyperbolic holier-than-thou phrases such as "DANGEROUS TO SOULS",[36] "A DANGEROUS MAN",[37] a "Blatant FALSE TEACHER",[38] a "Spiritual Death Trap",[39] and other over-the-top exaggerations. Essentially, if Corner thinks that you have endorsed eternal salvation in any shape or form, you are a demon who is "changing the grace of God into a license for immorality".[40]

Things that are particularly annoying to Corner include:

Corner also seems to be annoyed at people for simply being nice. For instance, his primary criticism of Joel Osteen is not on his more questionable elements such as his promotion of prosperity gospel, but on Osteen's rhetorical focus on the goodness of God instead of hellfire and damnation,[49] an approach that Corner called "dangerous 'positive' teachings!".[50] Also, in his rant against Pat Robertson, Corner was ticked off that Robertson said nice things about Pope John Paul II after the former Pope died in early April 2005.[51]

External Links[edit]


  1. He's even took jabs at Stewart himself.[3]
  2. This is very much a stopped clock moment…
  3. Basically, God will help you avoid sin if you pray for him to. Dan Corner believes you gotta be perfect, or you're not going to make the cut. You gotta rely on yourself.


  1. 1.0 1.1 "Former Roman Catholic: EX Catholic Provides Catholic Answers", Evangelicaloutreach.org
  2. What Is the Gospel of Jesus Christ? (The Plan of Salvation Evangelical Outreach
  3. HERETIC David J. Stewart Believes in Necromancy and Other Heresies by David Corner, Evangelical Outreach.
  4. Eternal Security is Biblical and True by Lion of Judah, 2003, Lion of Judah
  5. Dan Corner: Purveyor of a Savior-less Gospel by James White, Alpha and Omega Ministries
  6. False Teacher EXPOSED: Dan Corner by LW97, April 22, 2018, Deviantart
  7. When was the concept of hell and eternal damnation firmly introduced into Christianity theology? Quora
  8. Dan Corner OpenAirOutreach.com
  9. false teacher Dan Corner ChristianChat
  10. Dan Corner - His Strange Acid Testing by David Servant David Servant
  11. Dan Corner's Teachings EXPOSED! by David J. Stewart, Jesus is Savior
  12. Dan Corner Evangelical Outreach Tested to God's Word dontperish.com
  13. GotQuestions.org Gets The False Teacher's Award by Dan Corner, Evangelical Outreach
  14. Evangelical Outreach
  15. The Accusation Of A Works Salvation by Dan Corner Evangelical Outreach
  16. Evangelical Outreach and eternal security by Matt Slick, Christian Apologetics and Research Ministry
  17. Eternal Security Dripping With a License To Sin by Dan Corner, Evangelical Outreach
  18. Acid Test Question To Spot A License For Immorality by Dan Corner, Evangelical Outreach
  19. Mark Driscoll vs. Dan Corner Eternal Security Debate Evangelical Outreach
  20. "The Great ‘Eternal Security’ Debate", debate between James White and Trent Horn, Catholic Answers, 2017 January 1
  21. "Why is eternal security such a touchy subject?" by Spencer D. Gear, Truth Challenge blog, 2016 May 2
  22. 22.0 22.1 Eternal Security or Conditional Security? by Dan Corner, Evangelical Outreach
  23. "Eternal Security Teachers Are Very Dangerous" by Dan Corner, Evangelical Outreach
  24. "Nine Reasons Why I Hate The Teaching of Eternal Security" by Dan Corner, Evangelical Outreach
  25. "Eternal Security Promotes Suicide, Part 1", by Dan Corner, Evangelical Outreach
  26. "Is Eternal Security a License for Immorality?", by Dan Corner, Evangelical Outreach
  27. "Eternal Security - Doctrine of Demons" by Dan Corner, Evangelical Outreach
  28. "The Sinful Lifestyles Of The Eternal Security Proponents" by Dan Corner, Evangelical Outreach
  29. "I Thought Eternal Security Kept Me Safe As An Occasional Drunkard" by Anonymous, Evangelical Outreach
  30. The Dangers of Drunkenness by Dan Corner, Evangelical Outreach
  31. Jesus' Water Into Wine Miracle -- Jesus' First Miracle by Dan Corner Evangelical Outreach
  32. "ALICE COOPER Opens Up About His Faith: 'There Was Never More Of A Rebel Than Jesus Christ'" Blabbermouth.net, 2019 August 21
  33. "Eternal Security Teachers Are Very Dangerous" by Dan Corner, Evangelical Outreach
  34. "ANNOUNCING The new mp3 song "Eternal Security, The Big Fat Lie", Evangelical Outreach
  35. "Dan Corner - His Strange Acid Test Teaching" by David Servant, DavidServant.com
  36. "Carter Conlon of Times Square Church Is DANGEROUS TO SOULS" by Dan Corner, Evangelical Outreach
  37. "Creflo Dollar Is A DANGEROUS Man" by Dan Corner, Evangelical Outreach
  38. "John Hagee Is a Blatant FALSE TEACHER", Eternal Life Blog, 2014 February 14
  39. "WARNING! Jimmy Swaggart's Cross Message Is DANGEROUS" by Dan Corner, Evangelical Outreach
  40. "Charles Ryrie Gets The Skull and Crossbones Award" by Dan Corner, Evangelical Outreach
  41. LIMITED ATONEMENT - TRUE OR FALSE? by Holly Garcia, July 8, 2015, Redeeming Moments
  42. Areas of Catholic Deception by Dan Corner Evangelical Outreach
  43. PAUL WASHER'S FALSE TEACHINGS by Holly Garcia, January 22, 2014, Redeeming Moments
  44. The Mark Of The Beast 666 Evangelical Outreach
  45. "Skull And Crossbones Awards For False Prophets And False Teachers" Evangelical Outreach
  46. "David Servant or David Serpent? (HIS IMMORALITY EXPOSED)" Evangelical Outreach
  47. Miracles of God and Satan by Dan Corner, Evangelical Outreach
  48. Harry Potter Wizard From Hell by Dan Corner, Evangelical Outreach
  49. "Religion Gets Supersized at Megachurches" by Amy Sims, Fox News, 2004 February 3, archived on 2006 June 23
  50. "Joel Osteen Gets The Skull and Crossbones Award" by Dan Corner, Evangelical Outreach
  51. "Pat Robertson Of CBN and 700 Club Fame Gets The Skull And Crossbones" by Dan Corner, Evangelical Outreach