Welcome to Leaving LaodiceaThe Survival Manual for the Coming Underground Church
Romans 12:1-2 speaks of our response to God for His abundant grace and mercy. In essence it asks, "What are we to do with all the goodness You have shown us?" And the answer is simple: I beseech (or, urge, beg) you therefore, brethren, by the mercies of God, that you...read more
Embedded in chapter 14 of Zechariah, in the middle of the Lord telling His people about how He will "fight against the nations" that fought against Jerusalem, we possibly find a cryptic description of the effects of a neutron bomb. It reads: Their flesh shall...read more
These words could have been written today about us today. This is timeless wisdom from Oswald Chambers and cuts deep into our desire to be about the things of Christ— but not actually about Christ. Often we find ourselves doing "busy work" for the kingdom and not...read more
Just to make sure we are all on the same page, Acts 2:42 reads: And they continued steadfastly in the apostles’ doctrine and fellowship, in the breaking of bread, and in prayers. The early church, the faithful group of 120 (Acts 1:15) which instantaneously swelled to...read more
The early church had a problem. Peter had just preached a scathing sermon that was sure to rile the ranks of those who rejected the message of personal responsibility for the death of Christ. His climactic statement is found in Acts 2:36: "Therefore let all the...read more
John 6 is the longest chapter in the book of John at over 70 verses. And of those 70 plus verses, over half of them are the words of Jesus, the red print as we like to call it. The chapter begins with two great miracles of Jesus: one, the feeding of the 5,000 (John...read more
This should be required viewing for all in our government and the media. Now, watch it again.read more
Often we have the tendency to erect standards in the Christian life that we cannot ever obtain in the flesh or by sheer will and determination— and this inevitably leads to discouragement, frustration and despair. We do this because we see Jesus as the Anointed...read more
Zechariah chapter 12 tells of the national salvation of Israel where the Lord will "pour on the house of David and on the inhabitants of Jerusalem the Spirit of grace and supplication; then they will look on Me whom they pierced. Yes, they will mourn for Him as one...read more
When I look at the often neglected book of Philemon I assume, unfortunately, that this simple letter from Paul to Philemon about a returning runaway slave has little to offer us today. After all, there is no great teaching on the sacrifice of Christ or on the...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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