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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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....
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...
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...
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...
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...