Confessions of a Former Churchgoer

by Van Robison

churchgoersAt one time I was a completely deceived churchgoer. I was caught in a web of deception as a young adult with no worldly understanding or experience. I was mesmerized by the church pastors and their speaking abilities to persuade their captives, that they were God's representatives on earth. I took the correspondence course (Worldwide Church of God/Ambassador College under Herbert W. Armstrong), which led me through the Old Testament teachings that they insisted were to be obeyed as the means to eternal life. Read more...

Whose Ministry Is It?

by Fred G. London

whose ministryWe hear so much about being called to serve; the emphasis, the honor, the glory of being called to serve. Why by age fifty, most "in ministry" are just heading into their prime. After all, the past thirty years have been spent investing in this pursuit, and now, "I am being rewarded with the fruits of my labor, my faithfulness to the call." Read more...

Miracle and Healing Ministries

by Van Robison

faith healingDo I believe in miracles? Yes! Do I believe in healing? Yes! That said, I also know that in the world of what is called "Christianity", there is and has been a lot of things proclaimed, for which there is no real proof, that such things ever happened. For a period of several years, during one stage of my life, I read many books about "healing", "miracles" and "supernatural" happenings. Read more...

Does Churchianity Spit Upon Jesus Christ?

by Van Robison

spitChurches do not literally SPIT upon Jesus Christ, but in a symbolic sense, many do because they reject the teachings of Jesus Christ in favor of the traditions and customs of men. The world of churches is overrun with man-made institutionalism, much as the religious environment in the time of Christ. Matthew 23 is proof that traditions in the time of Christ are still extant today. Oddly, the religious church leaders today seem to be blind in many ways, and in need of healing. The Healer is Jesus Christ, who came to set the captives free. Read more...

Buy Nothing Christmas

posterImagine for a moment that you are driving along a busy highway. Without warning, a vehicle a short distance in front of you spins out of control. Despite your best efforts, you and a number of other vehicles around you are involved in the resulting crash. Due to where you were in relation to the other vehicles, you survive the accident completely unhurt and with only minor damage to your vehicle. However as you overcome your shock and look around, you notice that one of the vehicles involved in the accident was a motorcycle. The motorcycle appears to have been caught between two large cars that were also involved in the crash. The motorcycle rider lies bleeding and unconscious several metres from the seriously damaged motorcycle. Read more...

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