Category Archives: integrity
Real vision produces commitment, produces a plurality of strong leaders and results in strong team commitment. Real vision produces people of character by purifying hearts in the fire of cataclysmic change. Real vision produces a people who work together and care deeply for one another. Real vision produces enduring, supportive, distinctively different kinds of community. It casts out the status quo and forges ahead into uncharted waters where the mettle of pure hearts is forged. And after all of the superficiality of human endeavor is burnt away in the fire of struggle all that is left is abiding, overwhelming love. Continue reading
No one has seen the “traditional” Church since before Constantine. Constantine merged Roman religious practice with Government, then incorporated Christ into what became the State Religion. (this, of course, is the short course) Since all of the Scripture was written … Continue reading
“Bear one another’s burdens, and thereby fulfill the law of Christ. For if anyone thinks he is something when he is nothing, he deceives himself. But each one must examine his own work, and then he will have reason … Continue reading
You have expressed an earnest desire for the lost of your community and I know that God our Father will give you the desire of your heart. I join you brother as my family and I head out from under the “protection” of a large congregation to seek the lost and walk with those who will as they become His Disciples. He is our strength. Continue reading
“Dangerous Church” has exposed my every fear about the work I have been doing and given structure to my concerns over my effectiveness in living the life God has for me. This book has given voice to the words of Jesus as He tells us to “seek that which was lost..”, and to “… go and make disciples of …EVERYONE!” For my part I had forgotten the incredible power of this simple program!
God has confirmed something He has been nudging me with over the past couple of years in the experiences of John Bishop recorded in this book. I pray that as you read it He will show you anew His love for you and His will for you too! I pray that both you and I become willing to RISK EVERYTHING TO REACH EVERYONE! Continue reading