What is Church? by David Fredrickson
May04

What is Church? by David Fredrickson

What is Church? Is it a series of theological concepts and rituals or is it a family of believers walking together in authentic relationships with Christ as their Head. There is little argument as to what constitutes the church universal, perhaps stated most succinctly in Ephesians 1:22,23: “And God placed all things under his (Christ’s) feet and appointed him to be head over everything for the church, which is his body, the fullness...

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Why Seek the Presence of the Lord?
Dec05

Why Seek the Presence of the Lord?

Why do we seek the presence of the Lord today? The current modern church landscape has many things wrong with it. We all know we are failing the culture and losing this generation but we prefer to be in denial and celebrate are supposed victories inside our four walls. If you speak up, you are labeled an extremist or a church hater. Nothing could be farther from the truth. We love the Body of Christ and have dedicated our lives to...

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The Mystery of Unanswered Prayer
Aug10

The Mystery of Unanswered Prayer

The mystery of unanswered prayer is truly something that leaves many Christians bewildered and confused. I was recently asked by Frank Viola to share my answers to the questions below for an upcoming compilation booklet from 15 authors which will be offered free on his site. The questions are so pertinent to the times we are living in I thought I would also provide my answers for our readers. . Why is that God doesn’t often answer the...

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Interview with a Living Example of Christ
Jul22

Interview with a Living Example of Christ

I want to follow a living example of Christ. Our Christian culture has always been fascinated with the charisma, the preaching and the gifts of its leadership. Truly, we have placed our values on the wrong things. For years I too was mesmerized by the preachers and teachers of my day, only to be let down when I heard of their sin and subsequent falls. As I have grown in the Lord, I no longer get too excited by what people say, now I...

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14 Wrong Reasons for Going to Church
Apr07

14 Wrong Reasons for Going to Church

As you can tell from the title, I am not trying to make friends here. I am however, serious as a heart attack about the importance of this subject. I understand what I am going to say goes against thousands of years of ingrained religious nonsense, business success concepts brought in to “help” the church, and human traditions meant to replace the absence of the GENUINE. First let me begin by saying I love the Church. She is formed of...

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