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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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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Apostles and the Apostolicity of the Church by Don Atkin
Jan02

Apostles and the Apostolicity of the Church by Don Atkin

Apostolicity is a word that has been discussed and defined both in Catholic and Protestant Reformation contexts for many years.  It does seem that, in my lifetime, its meaning and essential role have emerged well beyond institutional implications and applications.  Most, if not all, would agree with this simple definition: Apostolicity:  “Having to do with things apostolic; matters concerning apostles.” In biblical language apostles...

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Reduced to Love by David Fredrickson
Nov20

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. It sounded really noble and spiritual. I’ve also often petitioned him for a baptism of love. Seemed like it would be a warm, cozy experience. Now, years later, if asked to draw a picture of the consequences attached to those prayers, I would probably use four frames to sketch a house with many rooms. The first frame would...

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The State of the Church Today; An Apostolic Assessment by Don Atkin
Nov16

The State of the Church Today; An Apostolic Assessment by Don Atkin

• In America, 3,500 – 4,000 churches close their doors each year.  • Churches lose an estimated 2,765,000 people each year to nominalism and secularism. Today’s church is facing formidable and unprecedented challenges. The race for market supremacy in a consumer-driven competitive religious arena is releasing all manner of questionable strategies that appeal directly and only to the flesh. The blatant advertising of creature comforts...

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