Welcome to Leaving LaodiceaThe Survival Manual for the Coming Underground Church
After Judas left the others in the Upper Room to go finalize his act of grand betrayal, Jesus affectionately spoke to those who remained, calling them His "little children" (John 13:33). He then gave them a new command. "A new commandment I give to you, that you love...read more
I know many of you may reject what I'm about to say, but I see us as Christians in America in the same place the Jews found themselves in 1935 in Nazi Germany. Yes, you heard me right. I see us as living in Germany in 1935. The parallels are striking. Just this last...read more
In Matthew, Jesus continually spoke about life in His Kingdom, the Kingdom of Heaven. In fact He began His preaching the same way John the Baptist did, "Repent, for the Kingdom of Heaven is at hand" (Matt. 3:2, 5:17). Which raises a couple of questions: What exactly...read more
There are several questions that each Believer will ask themselves sometime during their spiritual journey. And these questions usually go something like this: How are we to be delivered from the guilt of sin and the unrelenting attacks of Satan? How can we walk in...read more
When Jesus said to pray, "Give us this day our daily bread" (Matt. 6:11), He was speaking to the critical issue of dependence. What, or who, are we dependent upon? Are we dependent on our own ingenuity, hard work, investments, our education, job, retirement, our view...read more
When Jesus begins to close His public ministry He makes a statement that, if not understood correctly, casts the Father in the light of a cruel taskmaster, a petty ruler, or a cold, cynical, calculating Nazi. But when this same statement of Jesus is understood...read more
The following are some key points from Joe McKeever's insightful article The Church's Dirty Little Secret which answers the question: Why does the church— which is the institution which we Christians should respect the most— end up being the least respected by many in...read more
One truth in the Christian life is that we have all been hurt by those we love and by those who we thought loved us. Whether it's our spouse, our family, a former close friend, or someone in the church, we've all suffered from the words or actions of someone else we...read more
The first person I ever remember living a life in such a way that drew me to Jesus was a woman named Naomi Hunke. She was a Sunday School teacher at White Oak Hills Baptist Church in Stone Mountain, GA, and I was one of her lost, arrogant, disinterested students. I...read more
In Matthew 6, in the middle of what we call the Lord's prayer, Jesus told us to pray this way: "Your kingdom come. Your will be done (to what extent) on earth as it is in heaven" (Matt. 6:10). But what does that really mean? And what are we actually praying for? We...read more
Something About Us
This is a collection of the many questions I have struggled with and the answers I have found regarding the relationship between authentic faith in Christ and much of what is portrayed today as Biblical Christianity. Especially with the coming darkness looming over all of us, including the church.
Come with me. It should be a wild ride!
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