“Submission and the Saviour”, “Shame”……… and the Irony Facing Party “Faithful” Jockeying for Favoured Positions, Influence and a Seat Close  to “Biblical” “Greatness”

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Keep it Together – at all cost-… “because we need the money and I don’t know how to do anything else.”

[Jeremiah 2:13 It’s one thing to be a broken cistern but it’s a whole other matter to be on a faulty, fractured and fracturing foundation]..

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Dangers Within the Church- Red Cups, Red Flags, Church Splits and Foul Smelling Theology…

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(reinstated Nov 16th 2016 after being deleted in some manner)

An analytical “gospel centered” response to an inconceivable claim…..in light of recent history..

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Reprobated approbations, Nehemiah’s “dung Gate” sermon series…. and the betrayal of trust, good faith & truth

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A somewhat recent Crossway Church Surrey Facebook post one simply could not leave unattended made on June 14th or 15th goes like this….

“We have a very real enemy who is at war with the church of Jesus Christ. And one of his most effective tactics is to go after the leaders. Kill the shepherd, the sheep will be scattered.” #CrosswayPreaches …..

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Behind the Veil- Enduring HOPE and growing PEACE through and out of toxic FAITH

Martin Herzberg- Start all Over

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I had to look up the proper words that would define the statements and events I and others have observed and yes discussed, over the past year and particularly the past 1 to 2 months and these seemed to fit best. Words that define an inability to take into account the pain caused by wholesale shameless self promotion, and unclear, undisclosed ambition.

1. nar·cis·sism (när s -s z m) also nar·cism (-s z m)

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A Way Backwards…….Reconciliation through a Path to Forgiveness to find……. A True Way Forward

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Shepherds or men of Oz

Dan you just keep sourcing great and stirring articles….too bad we’re so far apart, would love to know you better.

“So, we have an epidemic of leadership in the church. Not because we value leadership, but because we have a current obsession with being leaders.” …..”we’ve forgotten our charter…” Continue reading

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“Let the old ladies come to me, for the kingdom of heaven belongs to such as these……”

I remember growing up in my tween and teen years in Nigeria, I was there at that point from Port Moody because I had began to turn into quite the rebel at 10 and 11, and I am grateful to my mom for doing that, in sending me there. Anyways whenever my father would have many peer and elderly guests, often from my fathers tribal tongue of Isoko, come over or we would visit their homes to “discuss matters” of great importance (I presumed) amongst  the men, my role way very clear. Continue reading

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