Author Archives: Beyond Church Walls

Contract or Covenant? The Podcast

Ever notice how we treat the Bible as a contract between God and us? “Now God we do this, and you promise to do that….” Sound familiar? Continue reading

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Flying Blind?

I thought the following response to Information Overload was insightful. I am an airline pilot and also work in our standards and training departments. I have watched literally thousands of crews go through the motions in our simulators while I … Continue reading

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Information Overload

I love watching old westerns. Even cheesy serials like Bonanza and The Big Valley keep me interested. Part of the reason must be the fact that I grew up in an area where the “Old West” was still alive and … Continue reading

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Listen to Their Heart

In today’s podcast Loren shares about a trip he made back to Virginia to attend his Grandmother’s funeral. Continue reading

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Unshakable Kingdom*

“Once more I will shake not only the earth, but also the heavens. The words “once more” indicate the removing of what can be shaken – that is, created things – so that what cannot be shaken will remain. Therefore, … Continue reading

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Principle Failure

I was reading an article called 10 Principles for New Christians a few minutes ago, but had enough by the time I read the first three. Principle number 1 addressed daily Bible reading as nutrition and stated that the more … Continue reading

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Gays at Your Gatherings?

Someone asked our friend Steve Crosby if they should allow people who are gay to attend their Christian gatherings. Continue reading

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Misplaced Loyalty

“Nothing displeases or revolts us more than New Testament Christianity when it is properly proclaimed. It can neither win millions of Christians, nor bring revenues and earthly profits.” “In the depths of our hearts, Christianity has always been a mortal … Continue reading

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Our Conversation with Wayne Jacobsen

Here’s a replay of a conversation we with Wayne Jacobsen who joined us in our podcast. We catch up with him on the recent book that he collaborated on called “A Man Like No Other” and the recent video series “The Jesus Lens“. Wayne also discusses some of his future project. Continue reading

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Discipleship & Commitment

There’s much being said today about commitment. Commitment to prayer, to reading the word, to fellowship, to service, to evangelism and whatever else is deemed important to spiritual growth and productivity. Back when I was running an institution and managing … Continue reading

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