Into the Spirits Power

Out Of the Wilderness and Into The Spirit’s Power

We all desire to come out of the wilderness and break into the Spirit's power, but there are some things we must understand first....
Painting Masterpieces

Painting Masterpieces on a Dark Canvas

Painting masterpieces on a dark canvas is an interesting title but not one you would expect from a Christian author. Recently I was invited...
Freedom from the Religious System

12 steps to Freedom from the Religious System

I can't begin to tell you how important it is for you as a believer to find freedom from the religious system.  What I...
Singing the Song of the Lord in a strange Land

Singing the Song of the Lord in a Strange Land

I am sure you are saying to yourself what a strange title for a Christian article. The reality is that most of the Body...
surviving transitions

Surviving Transitions and My Idiot Yesterdays by Steve Crosby

The Scriptures were written to an agricultural people who understood the ebb and flow of seasonal living. They understood the importance of spending appropriate...
Charles Carrin Leadership Training

When Church Tradition And The Holy Spirit Disagree

Most of us young pastors in the 1940's were taught that portions of the New Testament lost their validity when the Apostles died. For...
Prophetic delay

Lessons from the Cave: Responding to Prophetic Delay

His dreams of fulfilled destiny lay wrecked before him. From the heights of being anointed for the throne, and of a famous victory over...
why do bad things happen to good people

Why do Bad things happen to Good people – a Response

My Dear Brothers In the Lord, If I thought a christian band aid would help, I would say to you (as" did Robert Schuller), "Tough...
Leaving Organized Religion

My Journey Leaving Organized Religion by Mike Donahoe

My history with organized religion began back when I was just a little boy. My parents were active members of their church and once...
My Faith Story

My Faith Story; Here is Where I Was; Here is Where I am Now

This month's synchroblog is centered on our faith stories. everyone's got one. I feel like I tell mine here all of the time, but...
Reduced to Love

Reduced to Love by David Fredrickson

In a conversation with a friend today I was recalling how many years ago I used to ask God to reduce me to love....
When Everything is Shaking

How to Hold on When Everything is Shaking

Pillars are the things you hold on to when your foundations are being shaken. In the midst of the pain and tears sometimes they...
Disillusionment in the Church

Tugging Rugs and Tired Horses – Disillusionment in the Church

In our interpersonal dealings with folks, as long as people are happy with the rug they are standing on, they will not appreciate you...
Recovering from a Bad Church Experiencevideo

Recovering from a Bad Church Experience by Steve Crosby

A great challenge for folks who have had a bad church experience is how to recover from it and move forward. Sometimes folks feel...
hurting christian leaders

Avoiding Hurting Christian Leaders Syndrome by Steve Crosby

Spiritual abuse is like finding a coin in your backyard. There are two sides to it, and they are both dirty. I certainly have...
Life Worth Dying For

Life Worth Dying For by David Fredrickson

When I resigned as senior pastor of an IC (Institutional Church) 10 years ago, the fresh revelation of Father’s love and the opportunity to...
Christians wounded by the Church

The Protestant Pope's New Jezebel – You’re Just Wounded

An insular and isolated leadership culture is a persistent problem in many expressions of the body of Christ. In doctrine, many of these cultures...
Caught in the System

To All My Brothers Caught in the System

First and foremost, if we as messengers of freedom haven’t made it clear in the past, we love you and are praying for you. Our...
Financial Exodus

My Financial Exodus from the Religious System

It’s rare that I get asked to actually write something I teach about, but this is one of those cases. First, I believe it is...
Self preservation

Self Preservation; Turning Inward – Refusing to Engage

America has been turning inward for quite some time. As a people, we are caring less and less every day about things that we...