Church Growth Solutions

Warm-Blooded Church Growth Solutions

Recently I had the privilege to be invited to visit an Afro-American church in the area to “share my expertise” since they were told...
New Testament Church

Can we go back to the New Testament Church? No!

Seems like everywhere I go these days I hear the cry to return to the New Testament Church. It’s a valid cry but we...
Positional Authority

Positional Authority or Relational Authority?

Positional Authority or Relational Authority is the current debate among many in the church today. Most religious leaders want to maintain the religious traditions...
Can the Church Prevail Against the Matrix

Can the Church Prevail Against the Matrix?

Recently I have observed the Body of Christ functioning with some seriously irregular tendencies. People who claim to stand for Godly principles continue to...
community killers

Community Killers

We need to avoid Community killers if we really want to build up the Body of Christ. Its my prayer that you will be...
looking for family

Looking for Family . . . Finding What? by Steve Crosby

Imagine being a member of a loving and healthy extended family. Every Christmas time, the extended family gathers at Grandma and Grandpa’s house. Gifts...
Last Church Strategy

The Last Church Strategy by David Fredrickson

Among the many and varied forms of the Christian religion, three are fairly common, though most brands include some aspects of the following generalizations. One...
loneliness in the church

Loneliness in the Church by Steve Crosby

This is a true story. I have heard from hundreds if not into the thousands concerning the issue of loneliness in the church. When...
absence spiritual hunger church

The Absence of Spiritual Hunger in the Church Today

The signs are all around us. Christians promise to be there, then they don’t show up. People falling asleep during the services.  The slow...
has a song

Each and Every one of you has a Song

Did you know that every one of you has a song? Paul told the Corinthians, “each and every one of you has a psalm...
Planting Churches

Planting Churches or Making Disciples? by Steve Crosby

Have you ever made a passing comment that you thought was benign, but it ended up causing a hostile reaction? I had that joy...
church relationships

7 Levels of Church Relationships

Relationships created and formed by the love of God and established and maintained in the unity of the Spirit are the pillars of the...
Church in Storms

Returning to the Biblical Foundations of the Church of the New Testament

After more than 100 overseas trips to more than 50 nations of the world, I can tell you that the church of the 21st...
election

Dear Church: Why you feel Lost in this Election

As stated, the title of this article is directed to the Church of the Lord Jesus Christ, and not a political commentary. I hate...
the Real Church

A Closer Look at the Real Church by David Drew

Jesus’ Church is the glorious Church without spot or wrinkle (Ephesians 5:27) Jesus’ Church is all powerful. The gates of hell are unable to...
organic church

Organic Church by Frank Viola

You would think by now that most people would understand these terms but not so. Most Church Leaders still see the organic church as...
Church Building Idolatry

God’s House and Church Building Idolatry

Before we can see the next move of God, we will have to surrender our idols. Most Christians in the 21st century say they...
unchurch

It’s Time to UNCHURCH the CHURCH! by Bert Farias

In a survey conducted in Amsterdam in the 1990’s, young people were asked two questions: Are you interested in God? Are you interested in...
God's Leader

Shifts and Regression in the 21st Century Church

What you are about to read has taken more than 25 years to formulate in my Spirit. Unlike many “local yokels” who think they...