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Churchianity and Scripturese: Why I Refuse Invitations to Church

July 5, 2017

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Churchianity and Scripturese: Why I Refuse Invitations to Church by: anewfreelife The perky voice on the other end of the line responded to my decline to her invitation to church, “Well, it just really hit my heart when someone told me once that if I wasn’t going to church because of other people, then my […]

Regarding the “Done with Church” buzz

April 18, 2015

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Regarding the “Done with Church” buzz by: Dan Dailey https://danieldailey.wordpress.com/2015/03/17/regarding-the-done-with-church-buzz/comment-page-1/#comment-68 In case you haven’t heard, there is a growing concern in Christendom these days over the droves of people leaving the church. For years now I’ve noticed articles popping up from time to time that have discussed this trend, but lately they are coming at […]

On Leaving Church

December 30, 2014

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On Leaving Church by: Bill Muehlenberg There are many Christians who have stopped going to church. They have not given up on God, have not renounced their faith, have not denied Christ, and have not become pagans. They simply are no longer going to church. That this is happening is not a matter of doubt, […]

The Lord has never had a church.

June 26, 2014

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The Lord has never had a church. He has always had an ekklesia. By: Steve Dines Here is a short excerpt: Church is built on human thinking. Human systems work like this: Hierarchy. Formal use of power and authority. Routine and mechanistic ways of getting things done. Predominance of one-way communication. Our modern day “Scientific […]

Come to Jesus, not a ‘Church’

February 7, 2014

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Church as Seen From a Distance

December 24, 2013

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Church as Seen From a Distance By: Van Robison Christians think churches represent Jesus Christ. That is delusion. Churches represent church leaders. Most Christians know that cult groups are not sanctioned by Christ. What those same people don’t seem to ever realize is that “mainstream” churchianity is not sanctioned by Jesus Christ either. There are […]

I’m Not Going to Church Anymore

December 4, 2013

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I’m Not Going to Church Anymore by: Brandon Chase I’ve gone to church all my life. Sunday mornings. Sunday evenings. Wednesday nights. Pot Luck Suppers. You name it, if those doors were opened, we were going. As far back as I can remember, my family went to church, and I went with them – even […]