Christian Lust for the Supernatural by Steve Crosby
Apr28

Christian Lust for the Supernatural by Steve Crosby

I am thankful for forty years of charismatic heritage. I have experienced the best and the worst that universe can offer. If, like Paul, I had to show off my “supernatural credentials,” or my resume of “supernatural experiences,” I could hold my own. I choose to boast of something, er, Someone else. Today, the lust for manifestations, and self-centered, insecurity driven, need for a “touch” from His presence, etc., are leading more...

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Difference between Cultivating Community and Building a Church by Kathy Escobar
Apr11

Difference between Cultivating Community and Building a Church by Kathy Escobar

I originally wrote this post in 2010, and it’s part of down we go. but in the past couple of weeks I’ve had some interesting conversations that reminded me of it and i thought i’d pare it down and re-post it. it’s funny, still, after these years, my thought is pretty much the same except for adding one more point at the end. There’s a huge difference between cultivating community and building a church....

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How to Discern False Apostles by Weibold/Newby
Mar04

How to Discern False Apostles by Weibold/Newby

In the mid-1990s, there was a movement within Christendom that emphasized the restoration of apostles and prophets. Having just exited the “mega-church” scene, I was recruited into what, at that time, was one of the largest “apostolic networks” in existence. I got involved because of the relational aspect that was presented to me and the fact that God had been speaking to me regarding the necessity of apostolic and prophetic function...

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In Search of Organic Church Life
Feb26

In Search of Organic Church Life

I am aware that the majority of the church world is in La-La Land and that this article is going to be understood by a very small portion of the Christian population. There is still a need to caution God’s people. I believe every true believer whether they know it or not is in search of organic church life. At the same time, sadly avoiding organic church institutionalism is no easy thing. Nonetheless, I salute all my brothers...

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Church Revolution The Need for a Biblical Emancipation
Feb11

Church Revolution The Need for a Biblical Emancipation

Have you ever wondered why the Church is in the mess it is in? Or maybe you have thought everything is fine it’s just you the Lord will not bless. Have you thought to yourself after reading some of these articles “Why are these people so way off from what I learned in seminary and seen all my life? Brethren we have been infected by a virus. It is called RELIGION or the SYSTEM. It’s human and it requires human works to sustain it....

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