the middle ground

Erasing the Middle Ground

Erasing the Middle Ground is no easy thing. As I focus on eternal things, there is a growing sense within me of the stark...
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...
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...
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...
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....
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...
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...
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:...
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....