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...
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...
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...
Newly Called

Wisdom for the Newly Called by Don Atkin

Many have acknowledged a calling from God from their childhood, and pursued that calling within the only context they knew.  Their only frames of...
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...
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...
standing strong

Standing Strong Even When the Cavalry Never Arrives

Back when I was young westerns were popular, and even today that is all my dad watches. Some peculiar parts of every western were:...
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...
reset

Lessons from the First Great Reset

There are many lessons we can learn from the first great reset to the Body of Christ in the first century. Throughout history, all...
Hindrances

Hindrances to Organic Life

Seems like everyday I am confronted with disciples who are experiencing hindrances to Organic Life. Organic life is simply a Christ life without the...
Religious fable

The Plaster Mold: A Religious Fable – Dr. David Ryser

And no one puts new wine into old wineskins; otherwise the new wine will burst the skins, and it will be spilled out, and...
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...
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...
God's Dismantling process

How To Survive God’s Dismantling Process

For almost 20 years God has been faithfully building His Church in my life. To do that He has had to dismantle the foundation...
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...
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....
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...
video

Building to Body Video by Jon Zens

Building to Body Transitioning from Institutional to Organic Church Jon teaches as he shares a wonderful allegory about a Pastor's attempt to restructure the Church back...
Newly Called

Wisdom for the Newly Called, Part Two

I remember so well how just about everyone who came to Christ in the late sixties and early seventies sensed a call to the...
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...