Church Services

Church Services, Meetings, and Gatherings

Until we deal directly with issues like the difference between church services, meetings, and gatherings the organized traditional systems will pass us off as...
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...
return to the system

Why do some Disciples Return to the System?

Why do some disciples return to the system? That is a good question and one we hope to shed some light on. This article...
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...
What is the True Church

What is the True Church and What Should it Look Like?

With over 40 years invested in this quest for what is the true church, David puts a pin to the bubble of human nature's...
How to get the Mind of Christ

How to get The Mind of Christ Through Open Participation

Consensus can be looked at from many angles, but here I will focus on the importance of all voices being heard in the pursuit...
Real Church Dilemma

The Real Church Dilemma

I have had this article on my heart for months. I am both intrigued and broken-hearted as I contemplate this issue. Why do born...
In Christ Alone

Finding Focus in Christ Alone by David Fredrickson

For several years now, there’s been much talk and writing about what church is and/or what it should be. Some of it is pretty...
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...
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 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...
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...
importance of spiritual fellowship

Vital Importance of Spiritual Fellowship by Ron McGatlin

Precious Jesus followers, who are by nature kingdom seekers, you are the salt of the earth and the only hope of this world. No...
The State of the Church

The State of the Church Today; An Apostolic Assessment by Don Atkin

• In America, 3,500 – 4,000 churches close their doors each year. • Churches lose an estimated 2,765,000 people each year to nominalism and secularism. Today’s...
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...
why I love the church

Why I LOVE the Church by Kathy Escobar

Yes, I call out unhealthy church systems all the time.Yes, I rant and rave about equality.Yes, I believe sometimes people need to leave church-as-they-knew-it...
Jesus in the Church

What does it mean to Let Jesus in the Church?

What you are going to read is going to sound alien like it came from outer space, but deep inside your spirit will resound...