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What it cost me to go outside the camp of institutional Christianity

November 3, 2012

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by: Joshua Lawson My decision to leave the institutional church was not made lightly. Nor did it come about primarily as a result of bitterness, rebellion, or discontentment with the status quo. These and other similar elements may have been part of the mix at any given point in time, but what happened in my […]

Hitting the Road with God

April 29, 2012

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By: Michael J. Quinlan. Mike from Portland Oregon…actually Ireland…left Ireland in 85 to follow Jesus…been a wild ride…came to the states in 87…that was an eye opener…been out of church since about 2001 and loving it…I do alot of long distance motorcycle trips…..hope you don’t mind adding a story of my own……. 10 years ago […]

Leaving the Institutional Church

March 30, 2012

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By: Sandra. What I must start off with is that I always believed in God. I was brought up Catholic and my father always made sure we went to church and had a Catholic education. (Growing up my father always wanted to be a priest, according to what my grandparents told me.) I am the […]

Reprimanded

February 17, 2012

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By: Helen I came to know Jesus when I was 31, coming out of an unchurched background. We chose to go to a little church close to our home where renewal was beginning to happen. Many changes were made within the church but the hierarchy stepped in and sent a man who was religious to […]

Jesus, Churchianity, and Me

December 29, 2011

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By: Evelyn. Hello everyone. My name is Evelyn and I’m a disciple of Jesus Christ. Like many Americans, I was raised in and out of church. And while I was a young girl, I became very active in church. I attended Sunday school, Wednesday night Bible study, youth retreats, vacation Bible school, revivals, pastor anniversaries, […]

Exit Churchianity

November 24, 2011

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How God called me out by: Loretta Heiden. How God called me to be His and made me His: (1985) I was in the Roman Catholic Church from birth to age 17. I was completely lost! That is a story right there. I was very religious and did every Roman Catholic ritual, I had my […]

My Journey Out of Babylon

November 18, 2011

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by: Jim My life before Christ And you hath he quickened, who were dead in trespasses and sins; Wherein in time past ye walked according to the course of this world, according to the prince of the power of the air, the spirit that now worketh in the children of disobedience -Ephesians 2:1-2  I grew […]