Author Archives: Beyond Church Walls

Childlike or Childish?

My grandson is one year old and, for the record, the best looking, cutest, most intelligent, and sweetest little guy ever born. Ok, now that I’ve got thousands of parents and grandparents who are ready to back up their disagreement … Continue reading

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Justice for All

I can remember outlasting a stare down with my stern and feared fourth grade teacher when she unjustly accused me of some misdeed. On another occasion, the same teacher accused my friend of being disrespectful when he squinted while saying … Continue reading

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Fig Leaves Religion

On one of our recent podcasts I mentioned a conversation with a couple of teenagers that occurred years ago when I pastored an institutional “church.” I was concerned about their spiritual condition as they showed no interest in the “things … Continue reading

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Electrical Cords & Demonic Manifestations

I must admit that I’ve encountered a stumbling block in my efforts to move past the elemental doctrines of Christ unto perfection. Electrical cords have effectively thwarted any forward movement on my part. I refuse to own more than one … Continue reading

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Light Shows & Daily Bread

In chatting with friends who are still in touch with the latest fads in certain spiritual cultures, it appears that new “revelations” and “powerful” meetings still top the list as events supposed to move one closer to God. It’s not … Continue reading

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Vision & Passion

A few days ago I met with a couple of Christian entrepreneurs whose goal at the moment was to convince me to become a part of what they were doing. It was quite obvious they were devoted to their cause … Continue reading

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Good, Evil, You Decide

Managing sin. How’s that working for you? Yeah we talk about that, and other things regarding righteousness. Good, evil, you decide. Podcast Link

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Vengeance

A conservative on-line news magazine “supporting Judeo Christian values” somehow got my email address. Occasionally I’ll open the email as I did yesterday when the headline story looks intriguing. This one was about a woman in Mexico who met her … Continue reading

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Daily Resurrection

Is it possible to have resurrection on a daily basis? Now I’m not talking literally, but when the Apostle Paul wrote that he dies daily, could it be that we could also have resurrection daily? so begins our recent replay … Continue reading

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Spiritual Nature

Young people are taught astral projection and communication with the dead. The spirit of Old Testament prophets channels through itinerant “spiritual giants” with unique anointings. A group of people repeat a single mantra for two hours. Sound like something out … Continue reading

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