Categories
adversity Anabaptist apostasy Catholic Christian church deception discernment Emergent false prophets false teachers following christ foolishness Gospel Government heresy history Judgment martyrdom Organized church persecution Politics Preachers prophecy Protestantism Reformation Religion Research and Discernment Truth Uncategorized understanding

Do You Smell Smoke?

An alarm has been sounding for some time now concerning the state of the Church but very few have paid attention. There is a small fire burning in the basement and the faint smell of smoke rises to those who are asleep. Nothing to be alarmed about! It is small and faint! Should I then […]

Categories
books Christian church discernment encouragement Gospel hearing photography Poetry seeing Uncategorized understanding

The Way of The Genius

Men want to express themselves so they communicate; they use words, writing, sound, painting, drawing, and photography. The creative soul sees a thing in its mind or in its eye and translates visions into symbols with meaning. He pronounces a sound a certain way  and charges the airway with reverberations conveying a feeling of fear, […]

Categories
Anabaptist Christian cross Death Doctrine faith following christ Gospel martyrdom NonResistance Religion sacrifice suffering troubles Truth Uncategorized

Degeneration or Regeneration: Your choice

The second law of thermodynamics “entropy” simply stated says all things slowly reduce from order to disorder. In other words, what was once new becomes old, what once was hot becomes cold, todays bread will soon gather mold, and when we think we are rich it is only fools gold. We go to Church and […]

Categories
Anabaptist Christian church Church Life cross discernment Doctrine encouragement End Times faith following christ Freedom Gospel history holiness Judgment Justice Organized church peace persecution Protestantism Radical-Reformation Religion Revival troubles Truth Uncategorized violence

Getting Engaged

No! I am not looking for a wife, I am perfectly content with the one I’ve had for the last fifty years. But, what I have experienced of Christianity and the Church for the last forty-five years has not prepared me for adequately engaging the world creatively or constructively, and for this I need to […]

Categories
Anabaptist apostasy Christian church cross Doctrine End Times following christ Gospel martyrdom persecution prophecy Radical-Reformation Religion suffering troubles Truth Uncategorized understanding

Christianity On Your Terms

At first glance you may think I mean that Christ needs to accept our way of worshiping Him; not at all! What I do mean is that our presentation of the Gospel to the world at large needs to be on our terms, the terms of Truth, and not the world’s terms. But, the world […]

Categories
adversity Anabaptist Christian church Communion cross End Times faith following christ Gospel history martyrdom NonResistance persecution prophecy Radical-Reformation sacrifice suffering trials troubles Truth Uncategorized understanding

The Instrument of Our Own Undoing

We have all heard preachers talk about the Cross? What did you think of that? How was it delivered and how was it received? What is a “daily Cross”? Looking from the inside of the Protestant Church, and I would dare say all of today’s Churches, of which I was a part of for more […]

Categories
apostasy Christian deception Doctrine false teachers Gospel Government humanism NonResistance Patriotism Politics Protestantism Religion Uncategorized violence war

Am I My Brother’s Keeper?

Am I My Brother’s Keeper? Today, as never before, the whole world is preparing for war, and as never before, Christians are united behind the effort to kill their fellow man. The blood of endless wars cry out from the ground yet the only response from today’s Christians is “Am I my brother’s keeper?” Where […]

Categories
books Christian deception false prophets Freedom Gospel Government heresy humanism Judgment Justice NonResistance Patriotism Politics propaganda Protestantism Religion Truth Uncategorized war

Americas Salvation Story

I just finished a great book, Christianity, War and America’s Salvation Story by Michael E. Lewis. The book can be purchased at Sermon on the Mount Publishing in print or PDF format. The greater part of Christendom lives in denial of what Jesus came to accomplish during His time here and that denial is lived […]

Categories
adversity Anabaptist apostasy Christian church Church Life cross deception discernment disease End Times faith false prophets false teachers following christ Gospel Government hypocrisy Judgment martyrdom Politics Preachers prophecy Protestantism Radical-Reformation Reformation Religion repentence sin troubles Truth Uncategorized understanding

Understanding the Time

It is interesting to watch how Christians react to information inspired and animated by the world. I am not pointing a finger at anyone else because I have been caught up in the hysteria myself. But, it is still interesting to analyze and to weigh where we ourselves are positioned in this pre-tribulation test. Do […]

Categories
Anabaptist apostasy Catholic Christian church Church Life cross Doctrine End Times faith false teachers Gospel Government heresy history humanism hypocrisy Judgment Nicolaitan Organized church Patriotism Politics Preachers Protestantism Reformation Religion sin troubles Truth Uncategorized understanding violence

How the Church Justifies the World

Man is justified by grace, that we all know, and that is not the issue here. But, the issue is that there are errors in the thinking of conventional Christianity, by conventional Christianity I mean that which is recognized in the Church as the highest spiritual example, the standard for everything else. Today’s Christians, in […]