Author Archives: Beyond Church Walls

ISIS, Christians, & America: A Clash of Kingdoms

A new and hard hitting episode of Untangled is up. What should be the Christian response to persecution such as that we’ve seen dealt out by ISIS? Should Christians take up the sword and fight back? Is America a Christian … Continue reading

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Kingdom of the World vs Kingdom of God

Dwekh Nawsha, a Christian militia whose name is an Assyrian-language phrase conveying self-sacrifice, is standing up to ISIS as the terror group tries to stamp out Christianity in Iraq and Syria. The group is accepting foreign recruits, as are other … Continue reading

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What is God doing in 2015?

What is God doing in 2015? My friend David Fredrickson wrote a blog on this topic recently but I felt like throwing in my two cents. Like him, I’m seeing tons of posts and articles from various “prophets” predicting what … Continue reading

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Community

A new episode of Untangled is up!  We were created for community. We have within us a God-given desire to connect with others. Many have found that Sunday Morning services don’t meet that need. What is genuine community? How do … Continue reading

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They Won the Race

I’m seeing all these posts today about the 21 Christian men executed on the Libyan beach and hearing much anger and cries for the government to intervene. What’s strange is in the midst of the evil, I’m feeling a different … Continue reading

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Done with Church

There is an article titled “The Rise of the ‘Done with Church’ Population” that has been sweeping across Internet. The writer simply discusses the increasing trend of people who were highly active in church, including leaders, that are exiting and … Continue reading

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Avoiding Blindness

A new episode of David and Loren’s podcast “Untangled” is up. You can hear preachers of very religious groups talk about how “unreligious” they are. Other people will talk about how loving they are while they live in callousness, pride, … Continue reading

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Part 2 of Supporting the Equippers

Part 2 of our fun yet controversial video series “Supporting the Equippers” is done!  Enjoy!

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Response to an Angry Poster

A few days ago I posted my own personal summary of Darin Hufford’s book, The Misunderstood God on facebook and ended up stirring up a hornet’s nest of rage from some Christians (one in particular).  Here is what I posted: … Continue reading

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Study to Show Yourself Approved?

WE’RE BACK!!! The podcast is back after the holiday break. David and Loren respond to a question they received in an email from a listener about 2 Timothy 2:15. In that verse Paul seems to be telling us to study … Continue reading

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