Tugging Rugs and Tired Horses – Disillusionment in the Church
Sep20

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 or I trying to pull it out from under them – even if we really have a better rug for them, tug ever so gently, and try to convince them of how loving we are for tugging! As long as people are happy with their rug, every attempt to persuade them about how bad their rug is, how unhelpful it is for them,...

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Life Worth Dying For by David Fredrickson
Sep12

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 shrug off heavy burdens that come with serving a system of religious obligation made the resulting challenges seem small. False accusations, rejection by long time friends and the unknown future were simply the expected costs of choosing the road less traveled. But I didn’t realize that my wife...

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IMPACT America 2013
Feb14

IMPACT America 2013

Here we are at the beginning of 2013 and this morning I began my yearly reading in the Acts of the Apostles of the New Testament. Some things haven’t changed much after 2000 years. The disciples asked “Will you restore the Kingdom to Israel?” I can hear them today “Will you remove Obama and promote the Republican platform?” as if somehow the advancement of God’s Kingdom is tied to earthly political jockeying. Religions Failure to...

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Difficult Times in America A Sober Solution
Feb14

Difficult Times in America A Sober Solution

We are living in a very difficult times in America. The few values of the Kingdom that we held dear have eroded into what we now call Modern Christianity. With all the prayer efforts and plethora of religious services our reality is as the Church we have transformed nothing. There are a few valiant saints who have tasted the real thing and refuse to give up. Understanding that it is not a problem with God or that we do not need to do...

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Can we go back to the New Testament Church? No!
Aug06

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 need to understand where we have gone wrong before we can move forward. The first thing we need to understand is that there is no repairing the “freekazoid” we now call Church. The New Testament Church The Need for a Heaven Sent Dismantling The Lord is on His throne and He is building His Church. To build He must scrap...

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