The Missing Link Go and Make Disciples
May16

The Missing Link Go and Make Disciples

Go and Make Disciples! This is the command given to His disciples by the Lord Jesus Christ after His ascension. The difference between what the Lord commanded and what the “religious system” does today is like the difference between the words authentic and invented. So today, we try to make good church members and in reality, few ever become disciples. Let’s look at a few questions together to see what it means to “go and make...

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Loneliness in the Church by Steve Crosby
Feb05

Loneliness in the Church by Steve Crosby

This is a true story. I have heard from hundreds if not in to the thousands concerning the issue of loneliness in the church. When is the Body of the Lord Jesus Christ going to get it? This is not a matter of church styles of denominational tastes. This is the hearts cry of many who instead of arguing with leadership are just opting to leave the religious systems of men. Before you label those who are leaving as “irreparable...

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5 Reasons why Fellowship with Others eludes us by Chip Brogden
Dec09

5 Reasons why Fellowship with Others eludes us by Chip Brogden

If everyone is looking for fellowship, why is fellowship so hard to find?  And once we have found it, why is it so hard to maintain it? When God begins to bring you out of church and into a deeper relationship with Himself, there is a lot of unlearning that has to take place – particularly in the area of fellowship. It has been said that every lost person has a Christ-shaped void in their heart that only Christ can fill.  A similar...

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Searching for Authentic Relationships in Church by Steve Crosby
Oct30

Searching for Authentic Relationships in Church by Steve Crosby

There is a God-impulse in the hearts of millions of believers around the world for what could be called “authentic relationships” in contrast to the relational sterility common in religious constructs. This pursuit is, in my opinion, birthed of God’s Spirit. However, there is no limit to the creative capacities of our carnal religious nature to ruin a beautiful thing! Some are following this impulse by removing themselves from...

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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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