Why do some Disciples Return to the System?
Jul08

Why do some Disciples Return to the System?

Why do some disciples return to the system? That is a good question and one we hope to shed some light on. This article goes out to answer some of the questions as to why some of the brethren who leave the institutional church systems end up returning after a few months. At present it is estimated by Christian media and other sources that a million people are leaving the church yearly. As has been already stated in their exit...

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Prayers of a Pioneer
Mar03

Prayers of a Pioneer

The Prayers of a Pioneer Father I hear the cries of the cloud of witnesses from on high. They cheer and dare me to go on into the unknown.  I am challenged to go beyond all the familiar places of my present relationship with you. I know they are right.  I know there is more. There must be more! Open my eyes that I may see and expand my heart that I may receive. I am jealous of the men and women who walked before me and tasted of...

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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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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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The Absence of Spiritual Hunger in the Church Today
Sep19

The Absence of Spiritual Hunger in the Church Today

The signs are all around us. Christians promise to be there then they don’t show up. People falling asleep during the services.  The slow trickle of dwindling church attendance can be seen everywhere. Giving is down and there is no consciousness to help our needy brothers. Dedicated leaders are used then forgotten to struggle for their daily bread, Christian events are poorly attended. Catholics are no longer going in the...

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