Author Archives: Beyond Church Walls

Mutant Jesus

This week my wife and I were selected to participate in the screening of a new Christian movie titled The War Room created by the Kendrick brothers (Courageous, Fireproof, Facing the Giants). We’ve participated in these events before and they’re a … Continue reading

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Man’s Plans and God’s Hand

It came to me a few moments before I began writing this that absolutely nothing major I’ve planned in a decade leading up to about five years ago has gone the way I expected it to. For that matter, most … Continue reading

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In the World but not of the World

What does it mean to be in the world but not of it?  Many Christians seem to place all the emphasis on not being of this world.  They set down laws and set out on quests for holiness to keep … Continue reading

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What Is Church

A new podcast episode is up! Is church a building with a cross on it? A service we attend? A group of people that meets together? It’s interesting that when we speak of the universal church we easily state that … Continue reading

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Aliens among Us

Recently I heard the true story of a Woman in India who was certain she saw a ghost, but it turned out that what she actually encountered was a man who was not of this world. She was gathering sticks … Continue reading

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Church: Not of this World

Many forward looking Christians are longing for the revelation of what true church should be and what it would look like in its ideal form. They want a practical description from which they can create a model that would insure … Continue reading

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Spirit of Sonship

Sometimes I have days when God’s goodness and love are so evident to me I feel as though nothing is impossible. This sense of well being always precedes a revelation of my spiritual poverty. Just when I’m moved with compassion … Continue reading

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Love In Action

A new podcast is up! “Yip, yap, yip, yap, debate, debate…” Do you ever get the feeling we’re doing a whole lot of talking about love but not much doing it? We can talk about love all we want but … Continue reading

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Spooky Christianity

Today children everywhere are impatiently waiting for tonight to get here when they will be going door to door in there costumes collecting mouth watering treats. They will look forward to visiting certain homes where they scored the best treats … Continue reading

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Immeasurable Love

During the years I spent running an institutional “church” there was always a major goal supported by secondary ones to keep me pressing forward. I had personal “spiritual” development goals, goals for the church, the city and “revival”. There were … Continue reading

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