Praise Him Video by Mark Houser
Oct29

Praise Him Video by Mark Houser

WOW is all I can say! Praise Him Video

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How to Avoid the Religious Defaults in Your Quiet Time
Nov04

How to Avoid the Religious Defaults in Your Quiet Time

Why am I writing this? I have Christian Music piping in softly from Pandora, I am tuck away in a corner of my office and my Bible is less than a foot away waiting for me to color and mark another special verse. In the mean time thousands of thoughts from my To Do List are wrestling in my mind for dominance over my desire to meditate upon the Lover of my Soul. I cry out “Oh Father how I long for your embrace!” Beam me up Lord, take me...

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4 Fatal Flaws that Ruin Christian Ministers by Lee Grady
Oct16

4 Fatal Flaws that Ruin Christian Ministers by Lee Grady

Our movement began unraveling a few years ago because of flawed leadership. We will not recover until we clean up our act. I spend a lot of time investing in young leaders—and I constantly urge them to learn from the mistakes we made in the previous move of God. I appreciate the positive things the Holy Spirit did during the charismatic movement, but we made a mess because we didn’t lead with integrity. The apostle Paul gave us...

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Beware of Christian Zionism by Steve Crosby
Sep12

Beware of Christian Zionism by Steve Crosby

The merging of right-wing geopolitics and a literalist/fundamentalist end-time teaching scheme, make for a very dangerous and unsound biblical worldview. The President’s recent comments regarding the situation in the Mideast has set the blogosphere aflame with apocalyptic denouncements of judgment against him personally, and America nationally for “not siding with Israel,”  as if arguing for basic human rights for all people (Israel...

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Why I Quit Tithing by Steve Crosby
Sep12

Why I Quit Tithing by Steve Crosby

Nothing like talking about money to stir passions. I was a faithful tither to various institutions for over thirty years. I quit in 2005, and contrary to all the dire threats from mandatory-tithe-preachers, I have not been cursed by God. Rather, I have been blessed in every way. If there was ever an issue that stacking up proof texts for or against is ineffective in persuading someone of the opposite persuasion, this is it. So, I am...

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