8 Ways to Keep from Being the Church Jesus is building
Apr27

8 Ways to Keep from Being the Church Jesus is building

The Church that Jesus is building is not like anything we have ever seen before. There are at least 8 ways that believers can keep from being a part of that church . Most believers today are being affected by at least one if not all of the things we will describe here. In general, we have a hearing problem that manifests in our vision. Being so close to the problem has caused a blanket of blindness to settle over Gods people....

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Just as you are, My Brother by Don Atkin
May12

Just as you are, My Brother by Don Atkin

We are living in a time in history when our capacities to communicate are greatly multiplied through global access to the worldwide web. Potentially massive audiences can be gathered for good or for evil purposes, from edifying encouragements to felonious assaults. Those of us who love God and are committed to His kingdom need a legitimate starting place for our internet investments in the brotherhood of believers.  How about this for...

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Love is Tested when Brothers Disagree
Nov21

Love is Tested when Brothers Disagree

There is probably no greater test of the love we have for one another and the unity in Christ that we proclaim than when we come to a place of disagreement. When your love is tested there is no need to participate in a spiritual tug-of-war. For much of the Body of Christ there is no real problem with disagreement. They like me were taught in error that doctrine formed the basis of our unity. Our predecessors used the Paul and Barnabas...

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Why I LOVE the Church by Kathy Escobar
Oct27

Why I LOVE the Church by Kathy Escobar

Yes, I call out unhealthy church systems all the time.Yes, I rant and rave about equality.Yes, I believe sometimes people need to leave church-as-they-knew-it to save their souls. Yes, I am deeply disturbed by how power and control has hurt so many.   But I also still do love the “church.”   I believe in what it’s supposed to be.   I believe in its power.   I believe in its possibility.   I believe in its purpose.  ...

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Relationships and Ministry Purpose by Brian Harrison
Sep17

Relationships and Ministry Purpose by Brian Harrison

Relationships and ministry purpose; how do they work together? The Bible clearly establishes the priority of relationships in our lives.  It also reveals the importance of sharing a common purpose. Without purpose, relationships get bogged down in selfishness. Conversely, when purpose is the only focus of our being together, the agenda rules without regard for people. I have had several people with whom I had very little relationship...

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